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Anarchist in Indian parliment?

Discussion in 'Anarchism and radical activism' started by DanSE, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. DanSE

    DanSEMember Forum Member


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    Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi. (which, I guess would be like leader of a parliament or state legislative body) was elected in December. He's been leading agitation against government corruption lately. Claiming the the police have been negligent in stopping gang rapes. He gave an impromptu speech last week, declaring himself an anarchist.

    I sounds like he might be using the anarchist in the negative sense of the word, but on the other hand, I notice that his political party – the AAP – declares Swaraj as it's ideology. Which was advocated by Gandhi, and is something like anarchism. I believe Gandhi got some ideas from Kropotkin.

    Some links:

    http://blogs.outlookindia.com/default.a ... 141&eid=31

    http://news.outlookindia.com/items.aspx?artid=825443

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arvind_Kejriwal

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aam_Aadmi_Party

    BTW, in doing some reading about this, I discovered that India has instituted a “None of the Above” option for elections. When can we get that here? :lmao:
     

  2. punkmar77

    punkmar77Administrator Staff Member Admin Team Experienced member


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    Quite tantalizing indeed.....
     
  3. Bakica

    BakicaExperienced Member Experienced member Forum Member


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    Anarchist in parliament :thumbsup: :lmao:
     
  4. Rebellious twit

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    this is just another protest party :ecouteurs:
     
  5. ungovernable

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