These are names of the sons of a district-level communist chief in Tamil Nadu state, with the youngest set to marry Mamata Banerjee on Sunday.
Even little Marxism won’t miss out when Socialism will get married in southern India this weekend together with his large brothers Communism and Leninism in attendance.
All are the progeny of A Mohan, a district secretary of the Communist Party of India in Tamil Nadu state the place left-wing ideology nonetheless burns crimson sizzling.
“My first son was born during the fall of the Soviet Union and everywhere in the news I was reading that this was the end of communism,” Mohan advised AFP news company.
“But there is no end for communism as long as the human race lives on, so I named my first-born Communism,” he stated.
His subsequent two sons have been named Leninism – whose five-month-old son Marxism may even attend the nuptials on Sunday – and Socialism, the groom.
Pictures of the invitation to the marriage, embossed with hammer-and-sickle emblems, have gone viral on social media.
The couple is getting married on Sunday at Salem, Tamil Nadu.
Groom’s title is Socialism.
He has two brothers, Leninism and Communism.
Their father, A Mohan is the district secretary of Communist Party of India.
The bride’s title is Mamta Banerjee.
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Socialism to wed Mamata Banerjee
Socialism’s bride-to-be, in the meantime, is P Mamata Banerjee, named by her grandfather after firebrand chief minister of West Bengal state, who not too long ago defeated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s right-wing social gathering in state elections.
The undeniable fact that this different Banerjee additionally ended a number of a long time of communist rule in 2011 in West Bengal to change into its chief minister isn’t spoiling the social gathering.
India leaned extra in direction of the Soviet Union in the course of the Cold War, and names akin to Stalin, Lenin, Trotsky, Pushkin and even Pravda – the title of the USSR’s state newspaper – usually are not remarkable, notably within the south.
Tamil Nadu’s present chief minister is MK Stalin, named by his father in honour of the Soviet communist dictator simply days earlier than he died in Russia.
Mohan stated that there was nothing uncommon about his sons’ names. Some of his comrades gave their youngsters names akin to Moscow, Russia, Vietnam and Czechoslovakia, he stated.
But he admitted that his boys, particularly Communism, have been generally teased at college. One hospital refused to admit Communism when he was three years previous.
“They were scared of the name Communism and initially I faced a lot of troubles. But over time, things smoothed out,” he stated.
All three sons, now of their 20s, are fellow members of the native communist social gathering, and Leninism named his son after none apart from German thinker Karl Marx.
“Now I am waiting for a granddaughter from one of my sons, who I will name Cubaism,” Mohan added.