Youth Movement

Alliance for Social Justice led by SFI and ASA Sweeps HCU Elections

THE Alliance for Social Justice (ASJ) led by the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) and the Ambedkar Students Association (ASA) have swept the Students Union 2017-18 elections at the University of Hyderabad (Hyderabad Central University – HCU).

ASJ candidates won all the major posts, defeating candidates from the alliance comprising the RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the OBC Forum (OBCF).

Joint Convention of Youth and Students

A JOINT convention of students and youth was held successfully on 8th April 8, the day when Bhagat Singh, accompanied by Batukeshwar Dutt in 1929, threw two bombs into Central Assembly (the present-day Lok Sabha) protesting against the Public Safety Bill. They could probably have escaped but they stayed shouting the slogan Inquilab Zindabad ("Long Live the Revolution") and threw leaflets. This convention was dedicated to the memory of Bhagat Singh and his ideas.

SFI Calls for Marathwada Relief Campaign

THE Marathwada region of Maharashtra is passing through a severe drought for the straight fourth year now. While drought conditions exist today in 256 districts in 10 states of the country and affects nearly 33 crore people, the conditions are most acute in Marathwada. The acute drought condition has taken the form of shortage of water, food grains and cattle feed in the entire region.

Barbaric Attack on SFI Leader by RSS-ABVP Goons

THE central executive committee of the Students’ Federation of India, in a statement issued on December 21, has strongly condemned the cold-blooded attack on Subhash Jakhar, SFI Sikar district secretary by the RSS-ABVP criminals. He is admitted to SK Hospital in a critical condition with 25 stitches on his head.  SFI has also condemned in strongest possible words the police attack on the protest demanding immediate arrest of the culprits behind the heinous crime. Hundreds of SFI activists were arrested by the police in Sikar. Many were manhandled and picked up even from the office of SFI.

DYFI Holds Political School

A THREE day political school for leading youth cadre from south Indian states was held in Hosur, Tamilnadu from May 22-24, 2015. Inaugurating the school, Prakash Karat, former youth leader and Polit Bureau member of the CPI(M), said that the classes would help youth activists in achieving clarity on important issues as well as in their ideological development.

A total of 106 young cadre attended the classes, including 32 young women cadre.

SFI Stands in Solidarity With The Fighting Students of FTII

THE Central Executive Committee of the Students Federation of India in a statement issued on June 15 has expressed solidarity with the students of Film and Television Institute of India, FTII who are bravely protesting against the shameless attempts to saffronise one of the prime institutes of the country. An indefinite hunger strike has been launched by the students against the Modi led NDA government's appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman of the governing council of the FTII.

SFI Congratulates Rajasthan Unit for the Victory in Student Union Elections

THE central executive committee of the Students’ Federation of India has in a press release issued on August 26, congratulated the Rajasthan unit of SFI for registering encouraging victory in the recently conducted first phase of the student union elections in the state on August 23, 2014. The second phase of voting will be on August 30, 2014.

The SFI contested in 57 colleges and three universities. It won the full panel in 26 colleges and one university. SFI candidates won the posts of 30 presidents, 32 vice presidents, 30 general secretaries and 31 joint secretaries.


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