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CPI (M) Party Congresses


First Party Congress


Bombay:  1943, May 28 – June 1

Central Committee: Fourteen Members

Polit Bureau: 

   1. P C Joshi
   2. G Adhikari
   3. B T Renadive

Second Party Congress

Culcutta:  1948, February 28 – March 7

Central Committee: Thirty One Members

Polit Bureau:  

   1. B T Renadive
   2. Bhavani Sen
   3. Somnath Lahri
   4. G Adhikari
   5. Ajoy Ghosh
   6. N K Krishnan
   7. C Rajeswara Rao
   8. M Chandrasekara Rao
   9. S S Yousuf

The central committee meeting held during May-June 1950 reconstituted central committee and Polit Bureau by incorporating more members.

Central Committee:   Nine Members

Polit Bureau:   

    1.C. Rajeswara Rao – General Secretary
    2. M.Basava Punnayya
    3. Bimesh Mishra

Third Party Congress

Madurai:  1953, December 27 – 1954 January 4

Central Committee: Thirty Nine Members

Polit Bureau:  

   1. Ajoy Ghosh- General Secretary
   2. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   3. E M S
   4. P. Ramamoorthy
   5. S. A. Dankey
   6. Ranen Sen
   7. C. Rajeswara Rao
   8. P. Sundarayya
   9. Z. A Ahmed

Fourth Party Congress

Palakkad:  1956, April 19 – 29

Central Committee: Thirty Nine Members

Polit Bureau:  

   1. Ajoy Ghosh- General Secretary
   2. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   3. E M S
   4. P. Ramamoorthy
   5. S. A. Dankey
   6. Bhoopesh Guptha
   7. C. Rajeswara Rao
   8. P. Sundarayya
   9. Z. A Ahmed

Fifth Party Congress

Amritsar:   1958, April 6 –13

National Council:  101 Members

Central Executive Committee: Twenty five Members

Central Secretariat:  

    1. Ajoy Ghosh- General Secretary
    2. A K G
    3. B. T. Renadive
    4. S. A. Dankey
    5. Bhoopesh Guptha
    6. P.C. Joshi
    7. M Basava Punnayya
    8. Z. A Ahmed

Sixth Party Congress

Vijayawada:   1961, April 7 –16

National Council:  110 Members

Central Executive Committee: Twenty four Members

Central Secretariat:  
   
    1. Ajoy Ghosh- General Secretary
    2. S. A. Dankey
    3. Bhoopesh Guptha
    4. Z. A Ahmed
    5. M. N Govindan Nair

Due to the demise of Com. Ajoy Ghosh in 1962, Com. Dankey was elected as Chairman and Com EMS as General Secretary.

In 1964, thirty two members of the national council walked out of the council meeting  held on 14th April and they led the formation of CPI (M).

Seventh Party Congress

Calcutta:  1964, October 31 – November 7

Central Committee: Fourty One members

Polit Bureau:  

  1. P. Sundarayya – General Secretary
   2. M. Basavapunnayya
   3. P. Ramamoorthy
   4. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   5. Jyothi Basu
   6. AKG
   7. EMS
   8. Pramod Das Guptha
   9. B. T. Renadive

Eighth Party Congress

Kochi:   1968, December 23 - 29

Central Committee: Twenty Eight members

Polit Bureau: 

   1. P. Sundarayya – General Secretary
   2. M. Basavapunnayya
   3. P. Ramamoorthy
   4. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   5. Jyothi Basu
   6. AKG
   7. EMS
   8. Pramod Das Guptha
   9. B. T. Renadive

Ninth Party Congress

Madurai:  1972, June 27 – July 2

Central Committee: Thirty One members

Polit Bureau:  

   1. P. Sundarayya – General Secretary
   2. M. Basavapunnayya
   3. P. Ramamoorthy
   4. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   5. Jyothi Basu
   6. AKG
   7. EMS
   8. Pramod Das Guptha
   9. B. T. Renadive

 Tenth Party Congress

Jalandhar:  1978, April 2-8

Central Committee: Fourty four members

Polit Bureau:  

   1. E M S – General Secretary
   2. M. Basavapunnayya
   3. P. Ramamoorthy
   4. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   5. Samar Mukherjee
   6. A. Balasubramanyam
   7. E. Balanandan
   8. P. Sundarayya
   9. B. T. Renadive
   10. Jyothi Basu
   11. Pramod Das Guptha

Eleventh Party Congress

Vijayawada:  1982, January 26-31

Central Committee: Fourty two members

Polit Bureau:  

   1. E M S – General Secretary
   2. M. Basavapunnayya
   3. Pramod Das Guptha
   4. P. Ramamoorthy
   5. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   6. Samar Mukherjee
   7. E. Balanandan
   8. Jyoti Basu
   9. B. T. Renadive

Twelfth Party Congress

Culcutta:  1986, December 24-29

Central Committee: Seventy members

Polit Bureau: 

   1. E M S – General Secretary
   2. M. Basava Punnayya
   3. Nrupan Chakravorthy
   4. Saroj Mukharjee
   5. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   6. Samar Mukherjee
   7. E. Balanandan
   8. Jyoti Basu
   9. V. S. Achuthanandan
   10. B. T. Renadive

Thirteenth Party Congress

Thiruvananthapuram:  1988, December 27- January 1

Central Committee:  Seventy members

Central Secretariat:  Five Members

Polit Bureau: 
  
   1. E M S – General Secretary
   2. M. Basava Punnayya
   3. Nrupan Chakravorthy
   4. Saroj Mukharjee
   5. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   6. Samar Mukherjee
   7. E. Balanandan
   8. Jyoti Basu
   9. V. S. Achuthanandan
   10. B. T. Renadive
   11. A. Nallasivam
   12. L B Gangadhara Rao

Fourteenth Party Congress

Madras:  1992, January 3-10

Central Committee: Sixty Three members

Polit Bureau: 

   1. Harkishan Singh Surjeet – General Secretary
   2. Nrupan Chakravorthy
   3. EMS
   4. E. Balanandan
   5. Jyoti Basu
   6. V. S. Achuthanandan
   7. A. Nallasivam
   8. L B Gangadhara Rao
   9. E K Nayanar
   10. Sitaram Yechuri
   11. S. Ramachandran Pillai
   12. Benoy Krishna Choudhary
   13. Prakash Karat
   14. M. Hanumantha Rao
   15. Sunil Moithra
   16. P Ramachandran
   17. Silendas Guptha

Fifteenth Party Congress

Chandigarh:  1995, April 2-8

Central Committee: Seventy one members

Polit Bureau:  

   1. Harkishan Singh Surjeet – General Secretary
   2. EMS
   3. E. Balanandan
   4. Jyoti Basu
   5. V. S. Achuthanandan
   6. L B Gangadhara Rao
   7. E K Nayanar
   8. Sitaram Yechuri
   9. S. Ramachandran Pillai
   10. Benoy Krishna Choudhary
   11. Prakash Karat
   12. Sunil Moithra
   13. P Ramachandran
   14. Silendas Guptha
   15. R Umanath

Sixteenth Party Congress

Culcutta:  1998, October 5-11

Central Committee: Seventy Five members

Polit Bureau:  

   1. Harkishan Singh Surjeet – General Secretary
   2. E. Balanandan
   3. Jyoti Basu
   4. V. S. Achuthanandan
   5. E K Nayanar
   6. Sitaram Yechuri
   7. S. Ramachandran Pillai
   8. Prakash Karat
   9. P Ramachandran
   10. Silendas Guptha
   11. R Umanath
   12. Manik Sarkar
   13.Biman Basu
   14. Anil Biswas
   15. M K Panthey
   16. Pinarayi Vijayan

Seventeenth Party Congress

Hyderabad:  2002, March 19-24

Central Committee: Seventy Seven members

Polit Bureau:  
   
   1. Harkishan Singh Surjeet – General Secretary
   2. E. Balanandan
   3. Jyoti Basu
   4. V. S. Achuthanandan
   5. E K Nayanar
   6. Sitaram Yechuri
   7. S. Ramachandran Pillai
   8. Prakash Karat
   9. P Ramachandran
   10. R Umanath
   11. Manik Sarkar
   12. Biman Basu
   13. Anil Biswas
   14. M K Panthey
   15. Pinarayi Vijayan
   16. Budhadeb Bhattacharya
   17. Korthala Satyanarayana
   
Eighteenth Party Congress

New Delhi:  2005

Polit Bureau: 

   1. Prakash Karat – General Secretary
   2. Jyoti Basu
   3. V. S. Achuthanandan
   4. Sitaram Yechuri
   5. S. Ramachandran Pillai
   6. R Umanath
   7. Manik Sarkar
   8. Biman Basu
   9. Anil Biswas
   10. M K Panthey
   11. Pinarayi Vijayan
   12. Budhadeb Bhattacharya
   13. K Varadarajan
   14. B V Raghavulu
   15. Harkishan Singh Surjeet
   16. Brinda Karat
   17. Chithabratha Majumdar
   
Nineteenth Party Congress


Coimbatore:  2008

Polit Bureau:  

   1. Prakash Karat – General Secretary
   2. Nirupam Sen
   3. V. S. Achuthanandan
   4. Sitaram Yechuri
   5. S. Ramachandran Pillai
   6. Manik Sarkar
   7. Biman Basu
   8. M K Panthey
   9. Pinarayi Vijayan
   10. Budhadeb Bhattacharya
   11. K Varadarajan
   12. B V Raghavulu
   13. Kodiyeri Balakrishnan
   14. Brinda Karat
   15. Mohamed Ameen
   16. Jyoti Basu (Special Invitee to polit bureau)

 

 
 
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