10th National Conference of SJM in Deoghar (Jharkhand)
11, 12, 13 November 2011
Hundreds of Swadeshi activists and sympathizers of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch from across the country came together in Deoghar (Jharkhand) in the 10th National Conference on 11,12,13 November 2011. Held in the back drop of collapsing western model of economic development and the ongoing fight against corruption and black money, around 2000 delegates attended the conference. Swadeshi leadership and thinkers recalled the forecasts made by Rev. Dattopant Thengadiji about the fall of communism and capitalism years earlier and stressed the need for adopting Swadeshi Model of development.
Sh. Arun Ojha, national convener of SJM, in his inaugural speech gave an explanatory description of the activities of previous year and how SJM was able to raise the issue of Black Money and Corruption in various ways at different levels. He stressed the need to speed up efforts to mobilize public opinion in favour of issues raised by SJM.
Sh. Saroj Mitra, All India Co-convener of SJM gave a detailed description of occupy Wall Street movement and pointed out how predictions of Thengadi ji were coming true. Dr. Ashwani Mahajan, talked about the ill effects of FDI in various sectors of Indian economy. Dr. Dhanpat Ram Aggarwal in is review of the twenty years of liberalized economy and globalisation pointed out that at the beginning of liberalization it was told that opening of economy will help poverty alleviation, create employment, control inflation and help development of all sections of society. But the new economic policy has failed in its objectives, he added. The income from agriculture sector has dwindled, imbalance between exports and imports has increased, he continued.
Former MP Prof. Rita Verma talked about the adverse effects of government policy on manufacturing sector. She said that factories are shutting down on by one. Several resolutions were also passed in the conference. There were parallel sessions and special lectures by various experts on promimnent issues facing the economy. The conference concluded with a call t the nation to join the second war of economic independence. A fortnight long public awareness progreme will be organized in March 2012 against Chinese economic and security threat to the nation.
Others who spoke in various sessions of the conference include Prof. Kumarswamy national co-convener SJM,Sh Kashiri Lal ji national Sanghathak, Sh Kripa Prasad ji of Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram,, Sh. Laxmi Narayan Bhala of Hindusthan Samachar.