Category Archives: Samaj

Drive for Industrialization of Agriculture of Poor

Picture above: Kannada samaj leader Ghanesh Bhat (right) at a farmers meeting at Allapur, Hubli in Karnataka, India.

The Kannada samaj-movement of Karnataka, India, focusses on generating awareness among farmers about giving industrial status to agriculture. Kannada representatives are conducting meetings in villages and interacting with farmers.

“Though there are hundreds of problems faced by farmers, we are focusing on …

News Clippings of Amra Bangali´s Movement re: Claims for Gorkhaland

“The Gorkhaland movement, which is demanding a few districts in the northern part of West Bengal, has reached a climax. The Gorkhas, who had settled there from outside the state, are now demanding the formation of a separate state by taking advantage of their Indian citizenship. They have launched regular agitations, called strikes, looted, plundered, burnt property, murdered and virtually …

Children of Vena: Fourth World Rising

When our hearts hearken unto the history of injustice that is metastasizing in our global body politic today what do we learn? We find the greatest crimes are those committed by pseudo-civlizations against indigenous civilizations. The propounder of PROUT, Shrii Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar, developed the novel but natural vision that in fact, civilization does not depend on the sophistication of …

Gorkhaland

By P.R. Sarkar

(30 August 1988, Calcutta) – The Gorkhaland movement, which is demanding a few districts in the northern part of West Bengal, has reached a climax. The Gorkhas, who had settled there from outside the state, are now demanding the formation of a separate state by taking advantage of their Indian citizenship. They have launched regular agitations, called …

Mass Movements

All popular movements are rooted in a sentiment, because an emotional appeal is always stronger than logic. Negative sentiments, such as those directed against another race, nation or class, divide humanity and eventually cause great suffering. Instead, leaders should arouse positive sentiments based on the cultural legacy of the people. The spirit of the people can be rallied against exploitation, …

Economic Self-Sufficiency for Bengal

P.R. Sarkar

(6 June 1986, Kolkata) – The poorest districts of Bengal are Bankura and Purulia – the economic condition of these districts is the worst in the state. Here the people are so poor that they live on grass seeds for three or four months of the year. Other districts such as Nadia, Murshidabad, Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar and Karimganj are …

The Language Issue

By P.R. Sarkar

Every living being has its own inherent tendency to express and symbolise. In the evolutionary process of creation, where higher species have evolved, living beings try to express their feelings by gesture, posture or by some sound. In a general sense, this acoustic expression of ideas is called language. The chirping sound of a bird is its …

Amra Bangali

Amra Bangali (“We are Bengalis!”) is a people’s movement in India, a Proutistic samaj movement based on the values and objectives of PROUT.

The Amra Bangali movement is wedded to the idea that the quality of life of poor people will only improve only when people are encouraged to attend to their own socio-economic and cultural needs first in a …

Taiwan and Her People

By Vanii

Suppose, there is freedom of thought in a particular country but people’s minds are influenced by innumerable dogmas — What is the remedy? What step can be taken to remove the dogmas?

All the countries of the world suffer from dogma. Religion means dogma, communism means dogma, capitalism means dogma — all the political `isms’ are expressions of …