This principle was put into practice at this commemorative consultation in honour of Comrade Gardiaji on 24th-26th January 2016 in Pithora, Chattisgarh. Over 50 members representing movements from all over India participated in this consultation. Stories of human rights being violated, of injustice, and of violence, as well as stories of liberation from bondage, dominated the agenda.
J John of the Labours Collective living in the Delhi noted that although globalization is supposed to be an economic process, its “other face” is economic militarism, and that this is destroying human lives and values and accelerating the struggle for the survival of the fittest. ” Reflecting on the understanding and practice of mission today, he also spoke of “a discernible shift in political perspectives towards a more holistic understanding of mission that emphasizes option for the poor, and thus a need for the people to be in solidarity with the poor.”