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Symbol, Kolkata | by Marji Lang Photography
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Symbol, Kolkata

Street scene near Kalighat in Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India.


Symbol on the wall : the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (abbreviated CPI(M) or CPM) is a left-wing Marxist political party in India. It has a strong presence in the states of Kerala, West Bengal and Tripura. It leads the Left Front coalition of leftist parties in various states and the national parliament of India. The party emerged out of a split from the Communist Party of India in 1964. CPI(M) claimed to have 1,042,287 members in 2009. The CPI(M) strongly advocates anti-capitalism, anti-globalization and anti-American sentiments, and has always upheld the principals of Marxist philosophy.(wiki)


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Taken on November 3, 2011