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This is the collection of lectures delivered during the course of two decades. These lectures deal with a vast variety of subjects like Bonapartism, the caste and class overlap in India, language, communalism, liberation theology, economic crisis etc. By this very nature it is a heterogeneous mix of various themes and ideas. However, there is a commonality in most of these. This is concerned with the consolidation of our secular, democratic republic in order to advance the peoples’ struggle for emancipation through the victory of peoples’ democracy, leading to the establishment of socialism in India.