Kanpur Communist Conference (December 1926)

April 28, 2015

Singara Velu Chettiar presided over the First Indian Communist Conference and Hasarat Mohani became Chairman of the Reception Committee. Among those who attended were Muzaffar Ahmed, SV Ghate, KL Joglekar, Baba Santokh Singh, Mahammad Hasan etc. In other words, representatives of all four communist circles -- Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, Lahore - attended the conference, which adopted a short programme of activities and a constitution.Ghate was elected the new Secretary of the party.