A political party that has endured to the present day. Within the pages of The Lowland, the party splintered from the original Communist Party of India when many members felt that the Party was neglecting the issues that plagued India—feudalism, class struggle, and extreme poverty—in favor of foreign interests.
Communist Party of India (Marxist)/CPI(M) Term Timeline in The Lowland
The timeline below shows where the term Communist Party of India (Marxist)/CPI(M) appears in The Lowland. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 4
...These men, younger than most of the communist leadership in India, are dissidents of the CPI(M) and see the older generations as out of touch. Sanyal is a true radical—raised wealthy... (full context)
Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 3, Chapter 1
...period of general intimidation, they began focusing specifically on businessmen, educators, and members of the CPI(M), their rival party. Eventually the Naxalites took control of Tollygunge. An old law authorizing the... (full context)