Ram Pyara Saraf- A personality forgotten by us

A Journey From A Politician To An Ideologue of The Nature-Humen Centric ViewpointRP SarafBrief history of RP Saraf:

1924 Born at Samba
1946 Plunged into politics via JK National Conference after his post graduation in History from Punjab University, Lahore.
1952 Elected to Jammu Kashmir Constituent Assembly and served for 10 years as an MLA representing Samba-Bishnah Constituency
1958 Formed Democratic National Conference and Elected its General Secrerary Member, CPI National Council, Took over as Editor, Urdu Weekly Jammu Sandesh and remained till its        closure in 1969
1964 Was among CPIs 32 National Council members who laid foundation of CPI(M) and elected to its Central Committee, Detained under DIR for Pro-Chinese Communist Party stand and confined to Jammu Central Jail till 1966
1967 Went underground during Jammu-Kashmir Government employees agitaion
1968 Joined Coordination Committee of the Communist Revolutionaries, the first all India organisation of Naxalites
1969 Founder member of the CPI(ML), Elected to its Polit Bureau
1971 Arrested and Confined to Jammu Interrogation Centre

After release again went underground and concentrated on Why is it that Indian revolution could not attain its goal as yet? Also wrote

2.Scientific Dialectics,

3. The Present Indian Society

4.The Situation of Indian Peoples Democratic Revolution

5.Nature of Indian State, Classes, Political Parties and Revolution

6. The Indian Society an account of pre 1947 Indian history from a Maoist premise


Edited bilingual journal A Revolutionary Viewpoint till 1982


Discarded Mao Tse-tung Thought, formed Proletarian Party in india in January and edited Proletarian Viewpoint till March 1986

 1986 Adopted internationalist democratic approach in place of Marxism-Leninism and formed Internationalist Democratic Party in March and remained editor of Internationalist Democratic Viewpoint till 2002
 2003  Laid emphasis on the Nature-Human Centric Peoples Movement and edited Nature-Human Centric Viewpoint till his demise
2009 On 24/06/2009,Breathed his last at Samba, Jammu-Kashmir





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