Siraj Sikder Works: Textbook Course (Mid 1974)

Siraj Sikder Works

Textbook Course


(Mid 1974)


Higher Course


  1. Karl Marx
  2. Three sources and three components of Marxism
  3. State and Revolution
  4. Two tactics of Social Democracy in the Democratic Revolution
  5. Marxism and Revisionism
  6. Lenin’s fight against Revisionism and opportunism
  7. Leftwing communism an infantile disorder
  8. Lenin on National Question
  9. Materialism and Empirio Criticism

Marx & Engels:

Communist Manifesto


Ludwig Feuerbach

Socialism –Utopian and Scientific


Foundation of Leninism

Dialectical and Historical Materialism


Five Essays on Philosophy

Quotation, People’s War and Five Articles

Mao-Tse –tung On Art and Literature

Six Military Writings

Our study and the current situation

Appendix: Resolution on certain Questions in the History of our party

How to differentiate the Classes in the rural area (Vol-I)

The tasks of the Chinese Communist Party in the period of resistance to Japan

The role of the Chinese communist Party in the National war (Vol-II)

The question of independence and initiative within the United Front

The May 4th Movement (Vol-II)

The Orientation of the youth movement – Do

Introducing the Communist – Do

Recruit large number of intellectuals. – Do

Chinese revolution and the Chinese Communist Party – Do

On new democracy – Do

Rectify the party’s style of work. (Vol-III)

Some questions concerning methods of leadership. – Do

On Coalition Government. (Vol-III)

On setting up a system of reports. (Vol-IV)

On strengthening the party committee system. – Do

Methods of work of party committees – Do

On the People’s Democratic dictatorship – Do

The bankruptcy of the idealist conception of history. – Do

Party Organization

History of the C.P.S.U. Bolshevic (short course)

Polemic on the general lines of international communist movement

(1) People of Indonesia unite and fight to overthrow the fascist regime

   (2) Statement by the political bureau of the central committee of the Indonesian Communist Party (Excerpts)

   (3) Self-Criticism by the political bureau of the central committee of the Indonesian Communist Party (Excerpts)

Decisions and Articles regarding China’s Great Cultural Revolution

Decisions and Articles against Lin-Confucius

Documents of the Proletarian Party of East Bengal

Course on Leadership

– At present, in our organization, the first need is developed leadership, second need is developed leadership and third need is developed leadership

– The problem of qualified leadership is basically the problem of ideological reconstruction

– By applying Marxist method regarding developed leadership, we have to alleviate leadership shortage that is originated from limitation of mode of production, and we must teach cadres especially the promising ones about the technique of leadership; we have to study and apply documents regarding leadership

– Hence we have to overcome the crisis of leadership

– Therefore, during the improvement and consolidation, we have to take the step of solving leadership crisis too

 * Five Articles of Chairman Mao

– On correcting erroneous idea of inside party

– Combat Liberalism

* Quotation

 – Leadership of Party Committee

– Mass line

– Cadre

– Method of thinking and Method of Working

– Study

– Investigation and Review

– Criticism and Selfcriticism

– On Resolving Contradictions among People

* Communist Party Organization

– Lal Jhanda (Red Flag, the theoretical organ of the Proletarian Party of East Bengal — Sarbaharapath)

– Role of Leaders and Cadres in Revolution

* Document regarding Organizational Work

– Method of Leadership and other Articles

* Some Essays on Ideological Reconstruction (Document)

* Communiques (Central Committee and Bureau)

* Other published documents on Organizational Work

* Some Points on Criticism-Selfcriticism

* How to do a work, How to talk to Petit Bourgeoisie and Bourgeoisie, How to talk in democratic way

* Some Guides on Leadership

* Some Guides on Organizational Work

* Cadre shortage and some ways how to alleviate it

Short Course

1. Fundamentals of Marxism

2. Ideological

3. Political

4. Organizational

5. Military

6. Cultural

1. Fundamentals of Marxism:

a) Dialectical and Historical Materialism – Com. Stalin

b) Communist Party, Classes and Class struggle, Method of Thinking and Method of Working – Quotation

c) History of the Communist Party

2. Ideological:

a) Five Articles – Mao Tsetung

b) Criticism-Selfcriticism – Quotation

c) Selected Ideological Works – Siraj Sikder

d) Communist, Cadre – Quotation

3. Political:

a) The Victory of the Proletarian Party of East Bengal is inevitable

b) How to carry Class Investigation (Cyclo)

c) Class Analysis of East Bengal Society (Cyclo)

d) Is East Bengal a colony of India?

e) On Unity of Revolutionaries

f) Program of Front

g) New Bulletins

h) On Socialism, Class Struggle and Social Revolution

i) Complete Unfinished Revolution

j) On Different Forms of Revisionism

k) Communiques

l) Correct Solution of Contradiction among People – Quotation

4. Organizational:

a) Organizational Works

b) Communiques

c) Discipline – Quotation

d) Circular on Love and Marriage

5. Military:

a) 30 April Statement

b) Military Points of the Communiques

c) People’s War – Chairman Mao Tsetung

6. Cultural:

a) Culture and Art – Quotation

b) Cultural Chapter of On New Democracy

c) Preface and Review of the Poetry ‘People’s War in Perspective’

d) Eleventh Communique

e) Discussion on Sarat Chandra

On Improvement

1. Fundamentals of Marxism:

1) Dialectical and Historical Materialism – Stalin

2) Quotation (Communist Party, Classes and Class Struggle, Method of Thinking, Method of Working)

3) Where from Correct Ideas Come

4) On Contraction – Mao Tsetung

5) On Practice – Mao Tsetung

6) Manifesto of the Communist Party – Marx-Engels

2. Ideological

7) Five Articles – Mao Tsetung

8) Appendix I – Lal Jhanda

9) Anti Clique and Anti Dogmatism Struggle – Lal Jhanda and other Documents

10) Manifestations of the Petit Bourgeoisie Ideology

11) Split-ism

12) Five Criterions to be a Communist

13) Application of Dialectical Materialism in Ideological Reconstruction

14) Some Points of Criticism-Selfcriticism

3. Political

15) The Victory of the Proletarian Party of East Bengal is Inevitable

16) How to make Class Analysis and the Analysis

17) Is East Bengal a Colony of India?

18) Unity of the Revolutionaries

19) On Socialism, Class Struggle and Social Revolution

20) Program of Front

21) Six Mountains’ Lackeys Disguised as Patriot

22) News Bulletin

4. Organizational:

23) How to do a work

24) Some guidelines on leadership

25) Cadre Shortage and how to alleviate it

26) Method of Leadership

27) On Organizational Work, On Security and Secrecy

28) Quotation – Leadership of the Party Committee, Discipline

29) Sixth Communique of the Bureau No. 1

30) 10th Communique of the Bureau No. 1

31) Communique of the 1 © Sub-Bureau

32) What to do in arrested situation

5. Military:

33) Meeting of Com. Shahin Alom with Sector Commanders

34) The Rainy Seasonal Strategic Offensive

35) Some Military Points

36) Some Tactical Aspects of Military Attack in Cities and Countryside

37) First Two Articles of the Six Military Writings

38) People’s War

6) Text Course on Leadership

7) Cultural Movement