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Rise Up Gondwana! – Tectonic Shifts in the Global South

30April-01May 2022 Webinar Series Announcement

Global problems created by the ‘Global North’ can only be solved at a higher level of thinking than which created them. As Covid blows the lid on how it is stuck with heavily invested ‘path dependency’ -deranged and delusional – and ‘sunk costs’ that have wiped out its ‘net worth’ and sanity, can the vindicated and unencumbered Global South, rise to the occasion?

”We have organizations for the preservation of almost everything in life that we want but no organization for the preservation of mankind. People seem to have decided that our collective will is too weak or flawed to rise to this occasion. They see the violence that has saturated human history and conclude that to practice violence is innate to our species. They find the perennial hope that peace can be brought to the earth once and for all a delusion of the well meaning who have refused to face the “harsh realities” of international life – the realities of self-interest, fear, hatred, and aggression. They have concluded that these realities are eternal ones, and this conclusion defeats at the outset any hope of taking the actions necessary for survival.”

– Jonathan Schell, The Fate of the Earth , 1982 referring to the ‘Global North’ mindset

‘Global North’ and ‘Global South’ in the light of Covid

The concept of Global North and Global South is used to describe a grouping of countries along socio-economic  and  political  characteristics as seen from the ‘non-indigenous’ lens of Euro-Western Universalism. Based on a fatally flawed notion of ‘development’ the North–South divide in a global context has brought humanity to the brink of extinction in just a few centuries by the beginning of third decade of the 21st century, with the Global North, the graveyard of the human species, as its pivot. This, in the new post-Covid world order, needs to be replaced by the indigenous lens if we are to preserve mankind with the so far colonised and oppressed ‘Global South’ as Gondwana, the cradle of the human society, as its new pivot.

Global North and Global South in the Old World Order – from the lens of Euro-Western Universalism

The Global South is a term often used to identify the regions of Central and South America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania – which geographically corresponds to Gondwana or Gondwanaland.

Gondwana makes up around two-thirds of today’s continental area, including South America, Africa, Antarctica, Australia, the Indian Subcontinent, Zealandia, and Arabia – and more than 99% of human population that shares its ethos of ‘cradle of life’. These regions that were part of Gondwana have shared floral and zoological elements as well as socio-cultural-spiritual bonds that persist to the present day.

Going beyond geography, Rise up Gondwana! is a call to the human society to move away from the graveyard mindset to a cradle of life mindset.

Shared Bio-geography, Cultural and Spiritual Traditions of Gondwana or Gondwanaland

‘Global South’ is also used with other de-humanising colonial era terms such as “Third World” and “Periphery”, that denote regions outside Europe and North America, mostly (though not all) low-income and often politically or culturally marginalized countries on one side of the so-called North-South divide.

The term as used by governmental and developmental organizations was first introduced as a more open and value-free alternative to “Third World” and similarly potentially “valuing” terms like ‘developing’ countries. Countries of the Global South have been described as newly industrialized or in the process of industrializing, and are frequently current or former subjects of colonialism.

In economic terms, as of early 21st century, the North—with one quarter of the world population—controls four-fifths of the income earned anywhere in the world. 90% of the manufacturing industries are owned by and located in the North. Inversely, the South—with three quarters of the world population—has access to one-fifth of the world income. As nations become economically developed, they may become part of definitions of the “North”, regardless of geographical location; similarly, any nations that do not qualify for “developed” status are in effect deemed to be part of the “South”. Rather than narrowing, this income divide has only become more steep and exploitative in the past two and a half years of the Covid ‘Pandemic’. With a well-orchestrated plan with hoards of lies, deception and hoaxes and malicious and mischievous Propaganda machine, it has ‘downgraded’ more than 99% of humanity to the ‘Global South’ in just over two years leaving behind a long tail of untold miseries, distress, disease and death.

Ukraine War: A new fault line in the Global North

My reading of the current geopolitical dynamics is that with Russia standing on our side in the people’s defense against bio-terrorism, In the 7 April voting to bar Russia from UNHRC, more than 6 billion people voted in support of Russia or abstained and only 1.5 billion around voted against Russia. The world is already divided into 2 camps. Strategically, on the agenda of the bio-psycho-spiritual warfare against humanity, Russia stands with the people 99% of who are now the ‘Global South’.

PUTIN CALLS OUT THE GLOBAL PREDATORS:

“I’m tired today. I’m tired of everything. I want to address the leaders of the world. What happens to you? Which evil plan are you designing?
You are people who are trying to deliberately reduce the population. They are doing this at the cost of lives of innocent people. Tyrants of the world I know your sinister plan to reduce the population of this planet. But today history will show you that collective wisdom and common sense are stronger. We demand that you back down on your plan. I stand here in peace today. And we ask you to keep the minds of the youth and the oppressed in peace. Take a firm step to see that I am aware of your plan. Your policies should change immediately. Your media needs to start telling the truth. America and Europe. If you do not [sic] finish your plan you must also face my wrath. Back off your plan. God and my country or death. VIVA!”

– Historic Speech by Vladimir Putin, President of Russia on 3rd April 2022

A failed United Nations : The other fault line in Global North

How UN agencies like IMF WB WHO WTO UNDP are working at cross purposes with not only it’s own Charter and stated goals to stop environmental vandalism and defend peace and harmony but also with many of its agencies that are doing good work on combating land degradation drought and desertification, protecting biodiversity and protecting from climate and ecological catastrophe.

From a closer reading, the world is divided into two camps that has already deepened the Cold War fault line of the Global North – America and Russia. America has control over money system, technologies, puppet regimes but only less than 1.5 billion people on its side. Russia has more than 6 billion people and has the deterrent military power, oil and gas supplies. Both of them have elaborate intelligence and strategy teams for decision support.

The balance of power in this rapidly emerging scenario is with the Mass Formation of nearly half a billion awakened people and activists around the world and reaching out to more than 99% of humanity in the Global South in the post-Covid world. If we can organise in a coherent cohesive and concerted way, to ally with the Russia camp of more than 6 billion people, we can stop the war and disband UN and WHO and also expose and collapse United States with its unmistakable track record as a rogue terrorist state that has destabilised several democratic regimes, wreaked havoc on those countries to loot and plunder its resources and kill and displace hundreds of millions of people since World War II.

Rise Up Gondwana! is a call to reclaim humanity and our indigenous identity to Gaia – Mother Earth, in these dehumanising times when non-indigenous thinking and ways of life over past few centuries have increasingly and in accelerating manner, violated our unalienable rights, our freedom and our unsullied dignity and brought us to the brink of extinction. This War against Nature and against Humanity must come to an end.
It is my firm belief that together, we can resolve complex issues of greed and gluttony, ignorance and hubris, bioterrorism, geopolitical aggression and expansionism, overpopulation, resource wars and ecological catastrophe that are not only making the world highly unsafe, inequitable and unjust, it threatens the very survival of the human species. 

Time to UN-change

In my reading of the situation, at the heart of this highly alarming crisis is a fatally flawed United Nations system that has failed beyond redemption and betrays its own Charter despite patchwork attempts to get it back on track. These failings have been pointed out by many of the world leaders today. 

“UN is outdated and unrepresentative”- Ramaphosa 

1. Emphasizing on the need “to be democratised so that the Council can be true to its mandate and move beyond the paralysis brought about by a few member states 

2. Need to curb the unilateral actions of these countries to shape global politics through aggression and other coercive measures like the imposition of unilateral sanctions.

3. The entire peace and security architecture of the United Nations needs to be overhauled. (1) 

 “We are bigger than Five” – Erdogan

1. Strong support for a just and peaceful international order – Since the conditions that existed after the Second World War have fundamentally changed, the preferences and expectations of the humanity should no longer be held captive to the will of the five permanent members in the UNS;

2. Plea against permanent membership and the accompanying veto mechanism;

3. Call for reforming the UN to render the UNSC more representative, transparent and accountable;

4. Outcry against imperialist interventions

5. A Security Council that does not represent the entire world can never serve to re-establish peace and justice around the world. (2)

“Empire of Lies” – Putin
1. Over the past 30 years we have been patiently trying to come to an agreement with the leading NATO countries regarding the principles of equal and indivisible security in Europe. Faced either cynical deception and lies or attempts at pressure and blackmail, while the North Atlantic alliance continued to expand despite our protests and concerns. Its military machine is moving and is approaching our very border.

2. The fundamental norms that were adopted following WWII and largely formalized its outcome – came in the way of those who declared themselves the winners of the Cold War

3. First a bloody military operation was waged against Belgrade, without the UN Security Council’s sanction but with combat aircraft and missiles used in the heart of Europe. The bombing of peaceful cities and vital infrastructure went on for several weeks. I have to recall these facts, because some Western colleagues prefer to forget them, and when we mentioned the event, they prefer to avoid speaking about international law, instead emphasizing the circumstances which they interpret as they think necessary.

4. Then came the turn of Iraq, Libya and Syria. The illegal use of military power against Libya and the distortion of all the UN Security Council decisions on Libya ruined the state, created a huge seat of international terrorism, and pushed the country towards a humanitarian catastrophe, into the vortex of a civil war, which has continued there for years. The tragedy, which was created for hundreds of thousands and even millions of people not only in Libya but in the whole region, has led to a large-scale exodus from the Middle East and North Africa to Europe.

5. A similar fate was also prepared for Syria. The combat operations conducted by the Western coalition in that country without the Syrian government’s approval or UN Security Council’s sanction can only be defined as aggression and intervention.(3)

Dissolve itself’ if it cannot punish Russia for war crimes –  Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy  urges UNSC (4)

Humanity continues to do more harm than good to nature, with the planet facing multiple existential threats requiring urgent corrective action – Speakers and panellists today told the Preparatory Committee for “Stockholm+50: a healthy planet for the prosperity of all — our responsibility, our opportunity”, the international environmental conference scheduled for 2 and 3 June 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden (5) 

Russia Condemns NATO Expansion as Sweden and Finland Consider Joining Alliance 

1. Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats said Monday they will review their long-standing policy of military nonalignment, after some lawmakers demanded Sweden apply for NATO membership.

2. Finnish leaders said they’re considering a plan to end Finland’s long-standing neutrality policy in order to join NATO.

3. “We have repeatedly said that NATO remains a tool geared toward confrontation. It’s not the kind of alliance that ensures peace and stability, and its further expansion will not bring additional security to the European continent.” – Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov

With these and a litany of several other failures, It is time to let go of the UN. Its fatal flaw lies in its skewed, prejudiced and unfair representation to the people around the world by preserving and perpetrating the delusionary and deranged power structure of the shameful and deplorable colonialist era and the European Wars. It is time to ‘UN-change’ to restore sanity and sense with the eternal and indigenous world order based on peace and harmony with nature and within human society. The double subduction effect of these two fault lines will speed up the tectonic shifts in the world order from the Global North to the Global South, with India, playing a vital role, just as it did nearly a hundred million years back as it collided with the Eurasian plate culminating in the monumental Himalayan orogeny that is also regarded as the Third Pole. It led to greater biodiversity that makes Gondwana, the cradle for life.

The Himalayas are a fantastic example of the power of uplift. Photo by Erik Tanghe via Pixabay.

As Covid has shrunk the Global North into a Satanic cult of greedy and gluttonous tribe of few thousand oligarchs and a grotesque and macabrous ideology of Transhumanism as a dead-end graveyard for humanity pushing it to the brink of extinction, Rise Up Gondwana! is harbinger of new tectonic shifts in the Global South of geopolitics. It is time for India to rise up and create a new Himalaya of renewed hope and faith in humanity and restore our greater diversity of Gondwana as a new ‘cradle of life’ when humanity needs it the most.

What is Covid Impasse and its resolution? – Tectonic shifts, ‘Global South’ and New World Order

Covid impasse and its resolution refers to an unstated but increasingly pronounced impasse between the first two ideologies and its resolution by the third way.

One, represented by United Nations, WEF and other aligned forces, which wants to ‘depopulate’ Earth of large sections of humans, by deceptively killing them, as it sees that as the only way to avert climate and ecological catastrophe.

Two is a large group of activists, which blindly opposes the UN and its allies. It opposes not only the ‘depopulation’ agenda but also sees the climate and ecological crises as a conspiracy and alleges geo-engineering and other climate altering weapons. It believes that population is not a problem at all.

Three is a relatively much smaller group, which acknowledges both climate and ecological as well as overpopulation problem (in relation to present state of natural ecosystems) and believes in dialogue and consultation to create a shared vision and plan of action for their resolution of the Covid impasse and to usher towards a healthy harmonious and holistic, indigenous and natural world order.

Representing this ‘third way’, the Gaia Alliance invites people who share the Gondwana spirit as ‘cradle of life’ to share their voices to defend our unalienable rights, our freedom and our unsullied dignity from a most treacherous dehumanising and despiritualising terrorism assault by the Global North.

Key pointers:

  1. How do we dismantle ‘obsolete structures’ like WHO, UN and the totalitarian Nation-states and create ‘parallel structures’ by 22 May 2022 when the 75th session of World Health Assembly begins?
  2. How do we decolonise minds and human habitats and make them human-scale and human appropriate in harmony with nature and within the human species?
  3. How do we reclaim the Indigenous as the soul of Humanity in a peaceful and harmonious way with dialogue and non-violent resistance that is the hallmark of Gondwana culture and political ethos?

Date: Saturday 30 April & Sunday 01 May 2022
Time: (Indian Standard Time) GMT +5:30hrs

Session 1: 8am to 10am (Focus on Oceania and South-East Asia)
Session 2: 12pm to 2pm (Focus on Sothasia/ Indian Sub-continent)
Session 3: 4pm to 6pm (Focus on Afrika)
Session 4: 8pm to 10pm (Focus on South America)

4sessions x 2hrs each x 2 days
Total 16 hrs. 32 speakers x15minutes each = 8 hrs + 8 hrs of interaction

Kindly share names of speakers as voices of your regions and guest speakers from the international arena in the comment box or email to gaiasansad@gmail.org .

Oceania/Australia/New Zealand/South-East Asia : 6 speakers

Suthasia/IIndian Subcontinent : 8 speakers

Arabia: 5 speakers

Afrika: 8 speakers

South & Central America: 5 speakers

You are also invited to join our Afro-Asian Sovereignty Coalition group on
Telegram. Kindly join with this link: https://t.me/+-Sm6O945ZqE2ZmU0

Plan of Action – 20 April to 5 June 2022

Dismantle Obsolete Structures and Create ‘Parallel Structure’ in Six and a half weeks (3 fortnights / 45 days)

Note: The 37th General Assembly meeting of World Council of Health on Monday  18th April had 425 million viewers from around the world reaching out to more than 50 countries with ~150 coalition partners. With our continuing efforts, this *Mass Formation of Awakened People and Activists* of nearly half a billion people would be the 3rd largest country in the world. I proposed this Plan of Action for all concerned to consolidate our forces and surge ahead with greater momentum and a coherent and cohesive narrative and concerted campaign.

This is a draft proposal for feedback suggestions and further detailing with roles and responsibilities, resource requirements and shared commitment to the need for Emergency Response to the Totalitarian crises spiralling out of control – growing distress disease and deaths, assault on our unalienable rights our freedom and our unsullied dignity and the irreparable damage to our natural ecosystems.

Link: ‘A Better Way for healthy  harmonious  and holistic world order and Indigenous ways of life’ presentation on Mon 18 April at WCH 37th General  Assembly meeting : 

Program Schedule & Agenda

1. 20 April to 26 April 2022 – Consolidation of the Mass Formation of Awakened People and Activists, World Council for Health along with 150 coalition partners from 50 countries worldwide; other organisations groups and persons into ‘Parallel Structures’ with Shadow roles and responsibilities for a streamlined lean agile effective and responsive world body to take the hand over as we disband UN / WHO system along with all the corrupted and compromised government establishments upto the grassroots levels.

2. 25 April to 6 May 2022 – Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Annual Session, New York, US & Online

3. 9 May to 20 May 2022 – UN Convention to Combat Desertification, Land Degradation & Drought COP 15, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

4. 20-22 May 2022 – Better Way Conference, Bath UK

5. 2-3 June 2022 – Stockholm +50 Int’l Environment Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden

6. 5 June 2022 – Foundation of WCH++ and GAIA Earth Sansad++, Durban, South Africa

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1. Working Sessions 20 April to 26 April 2022 Online

1.1 Working Session I: World Health Alliance Steering Committee

1.2 Working Session II: Gaia Earth Sansad Constituent Assembly

1.3 Working Session III: Preparatory Meetings for a. PFII Annual Session, b. UNCCD COP15, c. Better Way Conference, d. Stockholm +50 and e. GAIA Earth Sansad Foundation from 26 April to 5 June, 2022

2. PFII Annual Session  25 April to 6 May 2022, New York & Online

2.1 Seek endorsement from friendly member-states

2.2 Create consensus for global enforceable mandate for UN Declaration for Rights of Indigenous People passed by UN General Assembly in 2007

2.3 As global indigenous, we are the stewards and custodians for grassroots to global political judicial economic systems as per UNDRIP 2007

2.4 Move resolution at PFII Annual Session to dissolve WHO and UN and hand over to the global indigenous by 20 May and 5 June 2022 respectively

Link: https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/unpfii-twenty-first-session-25-april-6-may-2022.html 

3. UNCCD COP 15 9-20 May 2022 Abidjan, Ivory Coast

3.1 Global mandate for enforcement of LACE-GAIA model to combat desertification, land degradation and drought 

3.2 Amalgamation with Climate Change UNCCF, Bio-diversity and UNEP into a streamlined unit

3.3 Dissolution of UN agencies working at cross-purposes with environment agenda – WTO, IMF, WB etc.

Link: https://www.unccd.int/cop15 
Report on UNCCD COP 14 : https://counterview.org/2019/09/20/importance-of-indigenous-learning-to-achieve-un-goal-of-combating-desertification-drought/

4. Better Way Conference, Bath, UK and online, 20-22 May 2022

4.1 Conversation 1: Reclaiming Humanity as the Indigenous (not just Science)

Keynote: We are all Indigenous irrespective of the colour of our skin and our iris, our body structure  our skull size or the length of nose. We are united – robust and whole – by the diversity of our languages and the kaleidoscopic beauty of our languages and dialects, music and  dance, art and poetry, our healing and learning practices, our food and dressing practices, our houses and sacred spaces. It is the non-indigenous – the monstrous monoculture, mechanized and monstrous, greedy and gluttonous that borders on the inhuman that is dehumanizing despiritualizing and lends itself to the grotesque and macabrous ideology of Transhumanism. Reviving our Indigenous is the better way to stop the Totalitarian monster that devours its own children.

4.2 Conversation 2: Disbanding WHO and United Nations for being criminal conspirators and betraying their own Charters

 (Managing C19 Health Consequences is important but not a strategic issue at this critical juncture. We need to work closely together for dialogue with favourable state actors especially as the world is already divided into 2 camps after the Russia/UNHRC voting in UNGA on 7th April)

If you see the two graphics carefully, majority of people globally who are unvaxxed or oppose the Covid genocide also overtly or covertly support Russia and its powerful allies – China South Africa Brazil and India against the Transhumanist World Order.

4.3 Conversation 3: Think Global, Act Local: Fostering Active  Communities for localised abundance and circular economies (we need to build the capacity and create policy frameworks to make the changes on the ground)

4.4 Conversation 4: Reclaiming & Revolutionizing Media and the communication channels

4.5 Conversation 5,6 and 7 (to be merged together with 3 sub-topics): Creating ‘Parallel Structures’ of grassroots to global governance system with GAIA Earth Sansad- A Better Way 

a. Law, Justice, & Human Rights

An astonishing number of people are building the better way around our world. This lighthouse into our future is built on awareness and creating new ways of living, grounded in community, in resilience, in ideas ancient and new. How do we actively create a world in which people thrive?

b. Health, Environment, & Sovereignty

From soil to water and food, the relationship between health, environment, and sovereignty are seamlessly intertwined. As we walk towards a healthy and independent future, we engage one of the most important questions: How do we identify and address environmental health challenges? 

c. Innovate, Integrate, & Meditate

Humans are instinctively drawn to an integrated approach to health, a return to nature, and frequencies of wellness and trust. A health revolution is in our midst, sparked by compassion, courage, and innovation. How do we innovate integrative approaches to managing our health?

Link: https://betterwayconference.org/speakers 

5. Stockholm +50 Int’l Environment Meeting 2-3 June 2022, Stockholm, Sweden

5.1 ‘Humanity Still Doing More Harm than Good to Nature, Speakers Warn Preparatory Committee’ : Dialogue on Corrective Action

5.2 Gaia resolution for globally enforceable mandate for LACE-GAIA model for localised abundance and circular economies & for Devolution of economic powers and commons to grassroots community-states 

(3900-4000 Community-States with population of ~2 million each and not more than one central city/hub with population limit of 0.5 million and geographical limits)

Link: https://www.stockholm50.global/ 

6. Foundation of GAIA Earth Sansad 5 June 2022, Durban, South Africa

6.1 New global constitution based on UNDRIP 2007, Declaration of Peace & Cessation of War (DPCW) and LACE-GAIA Model

6.2 Transition and Handover meeting with United Nations system

6.3 Announcement of timeline and action plan and policy framework for healthy harmonious and holistic world order and restoring natural eco-systems to protect, support and strengthen indigenous ways of life

Link: www.gaiasansad.org 

Best Regards,

Chandra Vikash
Convenor – GES
GAIA Earth Sansad
www.gaiasansad.org
gaiasansad@gmail.com
+91 8595397605
chandravikash.wordpress.com
twitter: @GSansad

Reference: ‘A Better Way for healthy  harmonious  and holistic world order and Indigenous ways of life’
Link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1CouqCK2iwHHZdKv3AZBrMoJsY2z5hckQIIWtrGyaSuY/edit?usp=sharing

Short Story of a ‘Diehard Nationalist’ ‘Supremacist’ and ‘Bigot’ Who Ruled for 11 years Before his Tragic Death

Benito Mussolini was ‘Prime Minister’ of Italy from 1922 to 1943. Mussolini inspired and supported the international spread of fascist movements during the inter-war period between the two European Wars of 20th Century. His story of meteoric rise and abject fall as a Totalitarian monster is an apt reminder for humanity, at a time when this hydra-headed monster has been raising its ugly head once again to devour our children with its insatiable greed and gluttony and a psychopathic and morbid obsession to control, subjugate and enslave humankind.

Before we get to Mussolini’s tragic story, here is a perspective on how the predominantly European Wars, with the exception of Japan, were erroneously called as First and Second World Wars. It was because of the fatally flawed but then dominant Euro-Western Universalism, that started as a land grabbing spree and butchering or subjugation of native human society around the world riding on the Doctrine of Discovery and then in dialectical approach the European Renaissance, enormous amount of intellectual regurgitation of native wisdom, it sought to bring Enlightenment to the world and civilise the savages to progress. However, steeped in ignorance, hubris and vanity, it violated the fundamental principles of living in harmony with nature and created new technological solutions that ignored those fatal flaws, and thus created hundreds of new problems, that mired humanity into greater inequality, injustice and deepening ecological crises over successive centuries, even as it deluded us with the utilitarian fantasy of maximum good for maximum people. This Faustian Culture is now in its death throes in the third decade of the 21st century.

Over nearly 5 centuries of its global dominance, it has created an unsavoury legacy and a popular error of dividing humans into indigenous and non-indigenous. Bordering on the inhuman, driven by greed and gluttony, creating hoaxes and hypnosis to drill fears and insecurities, besides use of brute force, the Euro-Western Universalism lends itself now to the grotesque and macabrous ideology of trans-humanism, with proponents like Yuval Noah Harari, the top adviser of Klaus Shwab, founder of the totalitarian monster called as World Economic Forum.

The curse of Faustian bargain, as Oswald Spengler in his epochal ‘Decline of the West’ in aftermath of First European War calls out to describe the degenerate Euro-Western Culture, is manifesting as the Totalitarian monster devouring its children, by injecting them with a treacherous poisonous injection, that will make them infertile and cause lifelong illnesses, heart attacks, organ failures and cancer, thus killing them prematurely. But before that, it will turn them into feeble and docile slaves of the Trans-humanist agenda, for as long as they are alive.

In what seems to many as stranger than fiction in 2022, this bigotry and hatred towards fellow humans and the morbid desire to control those who survived continues even today in nations like Brazil Canada France New Zealand South Africa and India but cleverly disguised as Pandemic Control.

Among those who believe that reality today is stranger than the ‘1984’ fiction by George Orwell, and alarm bells raised by Gustave Le Bon, Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, Franz Kafka, Vaclav Havel, David Graeber and most recently Mattias Desmet, was 20-year old Karunya, a healthy and intelligent youth who died three weeks after taking the first Covishield injection. I met the bereaved family in Coimbatore – her mother Suzini, father Venugopalan Govindan and younger brother Kartik. She was not only a bright and vivacious livewire of the family, Carnatic music vocalist, Veena and Tabla player, she was also a critical thinker. The last book she had read was ‘1984’ as her mother showed me passages she had underlined. Here is an interview with her father, in Coimbatore, in January earlier this year.

Coming back to our short story, Mussolini was originally a socialist politician and a journalist at the Avanti! newspaper. In 1912, he became a member of the National Directorate of the Italian Socialist Party (PSI), but he was expelled from the PSI for advocating military intervention in World War I, in opposition to the party’s stance on neutrality.

Mussolini denounced the PSI, his views now centering on Italian nationalism instead of socialism, and later founded the fascist movement which advocated “revolutionary nationalism” transcending class lines. On 31 October 1922, Mussolini was appointed prime minister.

After removing all political opposition through his secret police and outlawing labor strikes, Mussolini and his followers consolidated power through a series of laws that transformed the nation into a one-party dictatorship. Within five years, Mussolini had established dictatorial authority by both legal and illegal means and aspired to create a totalitarian state. In 1929, Mussolini signed the Lateran Treaty with the Holy See to establish Vatican City.

Mussolini asserted there was a “natural law” for stronger peoples to subject and dominate “inferior” peoples such as the “barbaric” Slavic peoples of Yugoslavia. He stated in a September 1920 speech:

“When dealing with such a race as Slavic—inferior and barbarian—we must not pursue the carrot, but the stick policy … We should not be afraid of new victims … The Italian border should run across the Brenner Pass, Monte Nevoso and the Dinaric Alps … I would say we can easily sacrifice 500,000 barbaric Slavs for 50,000 Italians.”
— Benito Mussolini, speech held in Pola, 20 September 1920

While Italy occupied former Austro-Hungarian areas between years 1918 and 1920, five hundred “Slav” societies (for example Sokol) and slightly smaller number of libraries (“reading rooms”) had been forbidden, specifically so later with the Law on Associations (1925), the Law on Public Demonstrations (1926) and the Law on Public Order (1926)—the closure of the classical lyceum in Pazin, of the high school in Voloska (1918), and the five hundred Slovene and Croatian primary schools followed. One thousand “Slav” teachers were forcibly exiled to Sardinia and to Southern Italy.

The Fascisti, led by one of Mussolini’s close confidants, Dino Grandi, formed armed squads of war veterans called blackshirts (or squadristi) with the goal of restoring order to the streets of Italy with a strong hand. The blackshirts clashed with communists, socialists, and anarchists at parades and demonstrations; all of these factions were also involved in clashes against each other. The Italian government rarely interfered with the blackshirts’ actions, owing in part to a looming threat and widespread fear of a communist revolution. The Fascisti grew rapidly; within two years they transformed themselves into the National Fascist Party at a congress in Rome. In 1921, Mussolini won election to the Chamber of Deputies for the first time. In the meantime, from about 1911 until 1938, Mussolini had various affairs with the Jewish author and academic Margherita Sarfatti, called the “Jewish Mother of Fascism” at the time.

In the night between 27 and 28 October 1922, about 30,000 Fascist blackshirts gathered in Rome to demand the resignation of liberal Prime Minister Luigi Facta and the appointment of a new Fascist government. On the morning of 28 October, King Victor Emmanuel III, who according to the Albertine Statute held the supreme military power, refused the government request to declare martial law, which led to Facta’s resignation. The King then handed over power to Mussolini (who stayed in his headquarters in Milan during the talks) by asking him to form a new government. The King’s controversial decision has been explained by historians as a combination of delusions and fears; Mussolini enjoyed wide support in the military and among the industrial and agrarian elites, while the King and the conservative establishment were afraid of a possible civil war and ultimately thought they could use Mussolini to restore law and order in the country, but failed to foresee the danger of a totalitarian evolution.

Between 1925 and 1927, Mussolini progressively dismantled virtually all constitutional and conventional restraints on his power and built a police state. A law passed on 24 December 1925—Christmas Eve for the largely Roman Catholic country—changed Mussolini’s formal title from “President of the Council of Ministers” to “Head of the Government”, although he was still called “Prime Minister” by most non-Italian news sources. He was no longer responsible to Parliament and could be removed only by the King. While the Italian constitution stated that ministers were responsible only to the sovereign, in practice it had become all but impossible to govern against the express will of Parliament. The Christmas Eve law ended this practice, and also made Mussolini the only person competent to determine the body’s agenda. This law transformed Mussolini’s government into a de facto legal dictatorship. Local autonomy was abolished, and podestàs appointed by the Italian Senate replaced elected mayors and councils.

Mussolini launched several public construction programs and government initiatives throughout Italy to combat economic setbacks or unemployment levels. His earliest (and one of the best known) was the Battle for Wheat, by which 5,000 new farms were established and five new agricultural towns (among them Littoria and Sabaudia) on land reclaimed by draining the Pontine Marshes.

The Battle for Wheat diverted valuable resources to wheat production away from other more economically viable crops. Landowners grew wheat on unsuitable soil using all the advances of modern science, and although the wheat harvest increased, prices rose, consumption fell and high tariffs were imposed. The tariffs promoted widespread inefficiencies and the government subsidies given to farmers pushed the country further into debt.

In 1930, in “The Doctrine of Fascism” he wrote, “The so-called crisis can only be settled by State action and within the orbit of the State.” He tried to combat economic recession by introducing a “Gold for the Fatherland” initiative, encouraging the public to voluntarily donate gold jewelry to government officials in exchange for steel wristbands bearing the words “Gold for the Fatherland”.

Mussolini’s foremost priority was the subjugation of the minds of the Italian people through the use of propaganda. The regime promoted a lavish cult of personality centered on the figure of Mussolini. He pretended to incarnate the new fascist Übermensch, promoting an aesthetic of exasperated Machismo that attributed to him quasi-divine capacities.

At various times after 1922, Mussolini personally took over the ministries of the interior, foreign affairs, colonies, corporations, defense, and public works. Sometimes he held as many as seven departments simultaneously, as well as the premiership. He was also head of the all-powerful Fascist Party and the armed local fascist militia, the MVSN or “Blackshirts”, who terrorized incipient resistance in the cities and provinces. He would later form the OVRA, an institutionalized secret police that carried official state support. In this way he succeeded in keeping power in his own hands and preventing the emergence of any rival.

Mussolini also portrayed himself as a valiant sportsman and a skilled musician. All teachers in schools and universities had to swear an oath to defend the fascist regime. Newspaper editors were all personally chosen by Mussolini, and only those in possession of a certificate of approval from the Fascist Party could practice journalism. These certificates were issued in secret; Mussolini thus skillfully created the illusion of a “free press”. The trade unions were also deprived of any independence and were integrated into what was called the “corporative” system. The aim, inspired by medieval guilds and never completely achieved, was to place all Italians in various professional organizations or corporations, all under clandestine governmental control.

Large sums of money were spent on highly visible public works, (Like Bullet Train and Central Vista) and on international prestige projects. These included as the Blue Riband ocean liner SS Rex; setting aeronautical records with the world’s fastest seaplane, the Macchi M.C.72; and the transatlantic flying boat cruise of Italo Balbo, which was greeted with much fanfare in the United States when it landed in Chicago in 1933.

The principles of the doctrine of Fascism were laid down in an article by eminent philosopher Giovanni Gentile and Mussolini himself that appeared in 1932 in the Enciclopedia Italiana. Mussolini always portrayed himself as an intellectual, and some historians agree. Gunther called him “easily the best educated and most sophisticated of the dictators”, and the only national leader of 1940 who was an intellectual. German historian Ernst Nolte said that “His command of contemporary philosophy and political literature was at least as great as that of any other contemporary European political leader.”

Between 1936 and 1941 during operations to “pacify” Ethiopia, the Italians killed hundreds of thousands of Ethiopian civilians, and are estimated to have killed about 7% of Ethiopia’s total population. Mussolini ordered Marshal Rodolfo Graziani “to initiate and systematically conduct a policy of terror and extermination against the rebels and the population in complicity with them. Without a policy of ten eyes to one, we cannot heal this wound in good time”. Mussolini personally ordered Graziani to execute the entire male population over the age of 18 in one town and in one district ordered that “the prisoners, their accomplices and the uncertain will have to be executed” as part of the “gradual liquidation” of the population. Believing the Eastern Orthodox Church was inspiring Ethiopians to resist, Mussolini ordered that Orthodox priests and monks were to be targeted in revenge for guerrilla attacks. Mussolini brought in Degree Law 880, which made miscegenation a crime punishable with five years in prison as Mussolini made it absolutely clear that he did not want his soldiers and officials serving in Ethiopia to ever have sex with Ethiopian women under any circumstances as he believed that multiracial relationships made his men less likely to kill Ethiopians.

Mussolini favored a policy of brutality partly because he believed the Ethiopians were not a nation because black people were too stupid to have a sense of nationality and therefore the guerrillas were just “bandits”. The other reason was because Mussolini was planning on bringing millions of Italian colonists into Ethiopia and he needed to kill off much of the Ethiopian population to make room for the Italian colonists just as he had done in Libya.

The Climax

On 25 April 1945, as Allied troops were advancing into northern Italy, Mussolini and his mistress Clara Petacci set out for Switzerland, intending to board a plane and escape to Spain but were arrested on 27th April.

With the spread of the news of the arrest, several telegrams arrived from the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) headquarters in Siena with the request that Mussolini be entrusted to the control of the United Nations forces.

The next day, Mussolini and Petacci were both summarily shot, along with most of the members of their 15-man train, primarily ministers and officials of the Italian Social Republic. The shootings took place in the small village of Giulino di Mezzegra and were conducted by a partisan leader who used the nom de guerre Colonnello Valerio, whose real identity was Walter Audisio. Mussolini was killed two days before Hitler and his wife Eva Braun committed suicide. The RSI only survived for another four days before Mussolini’s defence minister, Rodolfo Graziani–the lone Italian marshal who remained loyal to Fascism after 1943–surrendered its remains on 1 May.

On 29 April 1945, the bodies of Mussolini, Petacci, and the other executed Fascists were loaded into a van and moved south to Milan. At 3:00 a.m., the corpses were dumped on the ground in the old Piazzale Loreto. The piazza had been renamed “Piazza Quindici Martiri” (Fifteen Martyrs’ Square) in honor of fifteen Italian partisans recently executed there.

After being kicked and spat upon, the bodies were hung upside down from the roof of an Esso gas station. The bodies were then stoned from below by civilians. This was done both to discourage any Fascists from continuing the fight, and as an act of revenge for the hanging of many partisans in the same place by Axis authorities. The corpse of the deposed leader was subject to ridicule and abuse. Fascist loyalist Achille Starace was captured and sentenced to death and then taken to the Piazzale Loreto and shown the body of Mussolini. Starace, who once said of Mussolini “He is a god” (a la Har Har Modi), saluted what was left of his leader just before he was shot. The body of Starace was subsequently hung up next to that of Mussolini.

*The End*

“Those who forget history are condemned to repeat it.”

(PS: Thankfully, India, with its deep society, ancient wisdom and indigenous ways of life in harmony with the immense diversity of nature and the innate diversity of human habitats, cultures and belief systems, love and respect for human dignity, is not Italy. Even Gujarat is not anywhere close to being like Italy.)

So that we can make a new beginning with the Free Earth Alliance working towards our shared purpose of a healthy harmonious and holistic world order.

Coming up…

Corona Mahapanchayat

‘Injustice to one is injustice to all’

Approach Note

1. We, Indigenous people and Indians, are conducting a criminal investigation in accordance with the proceedings of the Corona Mahapanchayat for the protection of our fundamental rights, to protect our children and our progeny as provided by the Indian Constitution. This mahapanchayat will serve as a model legal action against “leaders, organizers, instigators and other associates” against whom there is strong evidence of COVID-19 crimes. These persons are accused of colluding with international mafia gangs in the construction and execution of this massive conspiracy to fraudulently spread disease, kill and loot hundreds of millions of people of India through corruption and deceit under the guise of Covid pandemic. – actively participated in, aided, or abetted by collusion.

2. This inquiry is of the people, by the people and for the people and will be referred to as the ‘Corona Mahapanchayat‘, akin to People’s Grand Jury elsewhere. Due to the inability to get proper and timely justice from the courts of the present system and unable to find the proper court to hear the actual evidence, we are taking this action outside the present system and on the basis of natural law. It is based on our conviction that everyone can easily differentiate between good and bad and between right and wrong.

3. The allegation is that the governments of the world have come under the controlling influence of corrupt and criminal power structures. They colluded to stage a pandemic conspiracy they had been planning for years. For this they deliberately created massive panic through false statements of fact and a socially engineered psychological operation which they conveyed through corporate media.

4. The purpose of this mass panic was to goad the population to so-called “vaccinations”, which in the meantime have proved to be neither effective, nor safe, but extremely dangerous, even fatal for many, with difficult to trace time intervals. After a huge loss of adults, now they want to give this poisonous vaccine to 12 to 14 year old children and destroy the indigenous progeny of India, grab the land and all the resources here, weaken the remaining people and suppress them and to enslave them again.

5. The economic, social and health damage caused by these inhuman crimes to the world’s population can be measured in about 80 quadrillion Indian rupees INR (1 quadrillion US dollars) according to available international estimates. With about 15% of the world’s population, the economic, social and health loss to India is estimated at 12 million billion INR.

6. Advocates appointed by the public, under the aegis of the Jury Council, selected with the help of many highly respected scientists and experts of India, will conduct this Corona Mahapanchayat and thereby provide a complete picture of these crimes against humanity to the people of India.

7. The Corona Mahapanchayat to be organised soon in New Delhi, the capital of India, has a dual purpose: to act as a model action against criminals and civilly responsible persons working against humanity on the one hand. to receive an indictment. On the other hand, by showing the complete picture including the present geo-political and historical background – to make the people of India aware about the following points:

  • The factual collapse of the current, hijacked system and its institutions, and, consequently,
  • The need for the indigenous people of India to take back their sovereignty
  • Disregard all unreasonable government restrictions imposed in the name of the corona pandemic, and
  • The need to start a holistic and sustainable indigenous system including health, education, economy, judiciary, so that our constitution and implementation of the directives of the United Nations Declaration for Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) passed in the United Nations General Assembly in 2007 by all the countries of the world including the Government of India, on the basis of which India can re-establish democracy and just rule of religion.

On behalf of Corona Bhrashtachar Unmoolan Sangharsh Vahini:

Chandra Vikash
Convenor – GAIA Earth Sansad 
www.gaiasansad.com 
m: +91 8595397609. twitter: @GSansad
email: gaiasansad@chandravikash
GAIA – Global Academy for Indigenous Activism
blog: chandravikash.wordpress.com 

कोरोना महापंचायत

‘एक के साथ अन्याय सभी के साथ अन्याय है’

प्रस्तावना 

1. हम, भारतीय मूलनिवासी, प्राकृतिक न्याय एवं भारतीय संविधान द्वारा प्रदत्त अपने मौलिक अधिकारों तथा अपने संतति की रक्षा के लिए कोरोना महापंचायत की कार्यवाही के अनुरूप आपराधिक जांच कर रहे हैं। यह महापंचायत आदर्श कानूनी कार्यवाही के रूप में कार्य करेगी , जो कि उन “नेताओं, आयोजकों, उकसाने वालों और और सहयोगियों” पर काररवाई करेगी, जिनके खिलाफ COVID-19 अपराधों के पुष्ट सबूत उपलब्ध हैं। उनपर आरोप है की उन्होंने कोरोना महामारी के आड़ में होने वाले भ्रष्टाचार एवं धोखे से भारत के करोड़ों लोगों को ठगने, उन्हें बीमार करने, जान से  मारने एवं सरकारी खजाने को लूटने के इस व्यापक षड्यन्त्र के निर्माण और निष्पादन में अंतर्राष्ट्रीय माफिया गिरोहों के साथ साँठ-गांठ कर इसमें सक्रिय रूप से भाग लिया, सहायता की, या उकसाया। 

2. यह जांच लोगों की, लोगों द्वारा और लोगों के लिए है और इसे कोरोना महापंचायत’ के रूप में संदर्भित किया जाएगा। वर्तमान प्रणाली की अदालतों से उचित एवं सही समय पर न्याय न मिल पाने एवं वास्तविक साक्ष्य को सुनने के लिए उचित न्यायालय को खोजने में असमर्थ होने के कारण, हम इस कार्यवाही को वर्तमान प्रणाली के बाहर और प्राकृतिक कानून के आधार पर कर रहे हैं। यह हमारे इस दृढ़ विश्वास पर आधारित है कि प्रत्येक व्यक्ति आसानी से अच्छे और बुरे के बीच और सही और गलत के बीच अंतर कर सकता है।

3. आरोप यह है कि दुनिया की सरकारें भ्रष्ट और आपराधिक सत्ता संरचनाओं के नियंत्रण प्रभाव में आ गई हैं। उन्होंने एक महामारी के षड्यन्त्र का मंचन करने के लिए मिलीभगत की, जिसकी वे वर्षों से योजना बना रहे थे। इसके लिए उन्होंने जानबूझकर तथ्य के झूठे बयानों और एक सामाजिक रूप से इंजीनियर मनोवैज्ञानिक ऑपरेशन के माध्यम से बड़े पैमाने पर दहशत पैदा की, जिसका संदेश उन्होंने कॉर्पोरेट मीडिया के माध्यम से दिया।

4. इस सामूहिक दहशत का उद्देश्य जनसंख्या को तथाकथित “टीकाकरणों” के लिए राजी करना था, जो इस बीच न तो प्रभावी, न ही सुरक्षित, बल्कि बेहद खतरनाक, यहां तक ​​​​कि घातक साबित हुए हैं। वयस्कों की भारी क्षति के बाद अब वे 12 से 14 साल के बच्चों को ये जहरीला टीका देना चाहते हैं और भारत के मूलनिवासी संतति को नष्ट कर, यहाँ की जमीन और सारे संसाधन हड़प कर, शेष जीवित लोगों को कमजोर कर उनका दमन करना चाहते हैं और उन्हें फिर से गुलाम बनाना चाहते हैं। 

5. इन अमानवीय अपराधों से दुनिया की आबादी को हुई आर्थिक, सामाजिक और स्वास्थ्य क्षति को उपलब्ध अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आकलन के अनुसार लगभग  8 करोड़ अरब रुपये (1 quadrillion US dollar )  में मापा जा सकता है। दुनिया के जनसंख्या का लगभग 15% होने से, भारत के लिए होने वाले आर्थिक, सामाजिक और स्वास्थ्य क्षति अनुमानित तौर से 120 लाख अरब रुपये का है।  

6. जनता द्वारा नियुक्त अभिवक्ता, भारत के कई उच्च सम्मानित वैज्ञानिकों और विशेषज्ञों की सहायता से चयनित न्याय परिषद के तत्वावधान में, इस कोरोना महापंचायत का संचालन करेंगे और इस तरह भारत की जनता को मानवता के खिलाफ इन अपराधों की एक पूरी तस्वीर प्रदान करेंगे।

7. भारत की राजधानी नई दिल्ली में कल बुधवार दिनांक 23 मार्च, 2022 के कोरोना महापंचायत का दोहरा उद्देश्य है: एक ओर एक मॉडल कार्यवाही के रूप में काम करते हुए मानवता के खिलाफ काम करने वाले आपराधिक और नागरिक रूप से जिम्मेदार व्यक्ति प्रमुखों के खिलाफ अभियोग प्राप्त करना है। दूसरी ओर, वर्तमान भू-राजनीतिक एवं ऐतिहासिक पृष्ठभूमि सहित पूरी तस्वीर दिखाकर – निम्नांकित बिंदुओं के बारे में जनता को जागरूक करना है :

– वर्तमान, अपहृत प्रणाली और उसके संस्थानों का तथ्यात्मक पतन, और, उसके परिणामस्वरूप

– भारत के मूलनिवासियों के लिए अपनी संप्रभुता को वापस लेने की आवश्यकता

– कोरोना महामारी के नाम पर लगाए गए सभी अनुचित सरकारी प्रतिबंधों की अवहेलना, एवं

– स्वास्थ्य, शिक्षा, अर्थ व्यवस्था, न्यायपालिका समेत समग्र एवं सतत मूलनिवासी प्रणाली शुरू करने की आवश्यकता, ताकि हमारे संविधान एवं 2007 में भारत सरकार समेत विश्व के सभी देशों द्वारा संयुक राष्ट्र महासभा में पारित संयुक्त राष्ट्र मूलनिवासी अधिकार घोषणा पत्र के निर्देशों का क्रियान्वयन (United Nations Declaration for Rights of Indigenous People UNDRIP 2007), जिसके आधार पर भारत में लोकतंत्र और धर्म सम्मत न्यायपूर्ण शासन फिर से स्थापित हो सके।  

कोरोना भ्रष्टाचार उन्मूलन संघर्ष वाहिनी की ओर से:

चंद्र विकाश 
सचेतक – गौ विश्व संसद 
(GAIA Earth Sansad – www.gaiasansad.com)
मूलनिवासी कार्यकर्ता वैश्विक संस्थान
मो: 8595397609 । twitter: @GSansad
ईमेल: gaiasansad@gmail.com
GAIA – Global Academy for Indigenous Activism
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The Road Ahead for GAIA Earth Sansad- II

With the escalating Russia-Ukraine war, once again the abject failure of the United Nations to fulfill it’s own charter, comes to the fore. With the death count increasing and untold distress and devastation at a time when humanity was already grappling with a most treacherous Plandemic that is being played out by a handful of powerful psychopaths desperate to hide their abject failures to check ecological vandalism in the name of development and amassing disproportionate amount of wealth by systemic loot and plunder.

Let us remember that the League of Nations was formally disbanded on April 19, 1946, and its powers and functions were transferred to the United Nations, which had been established on October 24, 1945. The onset of the Second World War showed that the League had failed its primary purpose to prevent any future world war. The League lasted for 26 years; the United Nations (UN) replaced it after the end of the Second World War in April 1946 and inherited a number of agencies and organizations founded by the League.

The need to form a new world body arises from a deep-dive investigation into the role of the United Nations, on how its conduct over this considerably long period betrays its own Charter in over 75 years of its existence:

‘WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED

· to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and

· to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and

· to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and

· to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom’

We are stepping up our campaign to reach out to larger circles of people groups and organisations who are committed to peace health and prosperity and an overall vision of harmonious and holistic world order.

We have been collaborating together to take WORK’s agenda of compassion, peace and harmony across India and around the world through a framework for localised abundance and circular economies in conjunction with a grassroots to global governance system and structures together called as LACE-GAIA model. We launched our global pilot at Rampur in September 2021 at a town hall meeting and press conference here with great participation and tremendous enthusiasm of the civil society, media as well as local administration.

Taking cue from this historic precedence, with an even more alarming and dire situation for humanity, we announced the need for formation of GAIA Earth Sansad by 5th June, 2022 and invited coalition partners to create a truly democratic and representative world body and grassroots to global governance system and structures based on LACE-GAIA model. This was at a one-day symposium on 9th December, 2021 at Gandhi Peace Foundation in New Delhi organised together with our coalition partners Earth Keepers Connect founded by Darryl D’Souza , WORK – World Organisation for Religions and Knowledge, CRDG Foundation, Vidyadaan educational institution, Khushigram and others. Since then, we are now coalition partners with World Council for Health that in all likelihood will replace the thoroughly discredited and criminalised WHO and exploring partnership with HWPL who are spearheading the Declaration for Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW).

Referring to the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War document – http://www.hwpl.kr//wp-content/uploads/2021/04/dpcw_en.pdf , I would like to share following queries and suggestions (in blue color) to further strengthen the DPCW and to make it legally enforceable for a greater reset and a truly harmonious and holistic world order. I would like to further explore how together with HWPL and WORK we can work together for our shared purpose of compassion, peace and harmony worldwide. GAIA Earth Sansad is also a coalition partner with World Council for Health, which I personally believe is best placed to replace the thoroughly discredited and criminally complicit WHO. We are also partners with Earth Keepers Connect founded by good friend and fellow traveler Darryl D’souza. Darryl is also one of the founding members of Awaken India Movement.

10 Articles and 38 Clauses of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW)

Article 1: Prohibition of the threat or use of force

  1. States should solemnly reaffirm that they refrain from the use of force in all circumstances, save where permitted by international law, and should condemn aggression as constituting an
    international crime.
  2. States should refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of military force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other manner inconsistent
    with the purposes of the United Nations Charter or international law in general.
  3. States should prohibit any act or threat of violence, whatever its motives or purposes, that occurs for the advancement of an individual or collective criminal agenda.
    States should abstain from interference in the internal con inflicts of other States.

What about treacherous use of manmade viruses, vaccines, 5G cell towers, Chemtrails, HAARP and other covert and overt instruments as bio-weapons that can cause disease, injury and kill people but are enmeshed with their beneficial sides that are disproportionately amplified and the hazards are dampened by media propaganda to unleash planned genocide and infiltration of political institutions to grab and siphon away resources? How are they to be assessed, tracked and criminal complicity to be established?

Article 2: War potential

  1. States should cooperate with a view to the gradual global reduction of armament production.
  2. States should not produce, assist in, encourage, or induce the production of weapons of mass destruction, inter alia, chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons, or weapons capable of causing indiscriminate or widespread and unnecessary suffering, or weapons incompatible with international humanitarian law.
  3. States should take measures to ensure that existing weapons of mass destruction, weapons capable of causing widespread and unnecessary suffering and weapons incompatible with international humanitarian law are gradually dismantled or destroyed. States should cooperate in disarmament and the reduction of arms stockpiles, ideally under international supervision. Decommissioned weapons manufacturing facilities should be repurposed, so that they may serve purposes that are beneficial to humanity in general.
  4. States should strive to reduce excessive standing armies and military bases.
  5. States should cooperate to gradually diminish trade in weapons and attempt to reduce the flow of small arms to non-state actors.

In the present situation when humanity is on the verge of self-destruction, should we not call for complete global moratorium on all weapons and armies for next 50 years and deploy the people and resources to heal, repair and restore natural ecosystems?

Article 3 Friendly relations and the prohibition of acts of aggression

  1. In accordance with United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2625 (XXV), States should develop friendly relations based upon respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples, and should take appropriate measures to strengthen universal pe ace.
  2. States have the duty to refrain from any forcible action that deprives peoples of their rights to self-determination.
  3. States should condemn the illegal occupation of territory, resulting from the threat or use of force in a manner contrary to international law.
  4. States should promote accountability by investigating alleged violations of international law, in particular, grave violation of the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, and should take measures to ensure that States, citizens and corporations do not contribute to the commission of violations of international law.
  5. States should condemn, and should criminalize in their domestic law, the planning, preparation, initiation or execution, by a person in a position effectively to exercise control over, or to direct, the political or military action of a State, of an act of aggression which, by its character, gravity

and scale, constitutes a manifest violation of international law, thus amounting to a crime of aggression.

  1. States should refrain from allowing their territories to be placed at the disposal of other actors, whether States or otherwise, to engage in armed forces against a third State.
  2. States should bear in mind the principle of sovereign equality of States, and should seek to consult all other States, on the basis of reciprocal respect on issues that may relate to them in order to resolve and pre-empt disputes which may arise. This provision should apply without prejudice to human rights law and human dignity.

Has United Nations failed its Charter to prevent war and is now criminally complicit in the treacherous Covid genocide? Should it not be dissolved and replaced with a truly democratic and representative world body?

Article 4 State boundaries

  1. In accordance with United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2625 (XXV), every State has the duty to refrain in its international relations from military, political, economic, or any other form of coercion aimed against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other manner inconsistent with the purposes of the United Nations. It is without prejudice to instances when such forms of coercion may be lawfully applied, inter alia, to induce States to cease internationally wrongful acts, or when sanctioned by the United Nations Security Council.
  2. Every State has the duty to refrain from the threat or use of force to violate the existing internationally recognized boundaries of another State, or as a means of resolving international disputes, including territorial and frontier disputes, in a manner inconsistent with international law.
  3. Every State has the duty to refrain from any act of incitement, planning, preparation, initiation or commission of an act of aggression by a State, a group of States, an organization of States or an armed group or by any foreign or external entity, against the sovereignty, political independence and territorial integrity of any State.

Article 5 Self-determination

  1. The duty of every State to refrain from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any other State includes the duty to not engage in any action that would result in the dismemberment of any State, or force the secession or annexation of any territorial unit from that State.
  2. Subject to the right to self-determination of peoples, States shall not engage in any intervention that seeks to divide or separate a State in a manner that is contrary to the rules of international law. 3. Every State has the duty to refrain from prematurely recognizing an entity that has purported to secede from another State, until such a time, as the latter entity has developed the necessary attributes, capacities and legitimacy to function as a State.
  3. Subject to the provisions of the present article, States should encourage identifiable nation-states that have been divided by long standing external or historical factors to engage in cooperation and dialogue. States should ensure that divided peoples are provided with their right to self-determination, including inter alia, measures which may result in unified government.
  4. Any political system in which power is exercised in perpetuity by an individual or regime amounting to a manifest denial of the right to self-determination should be condemned.

Article 6 Dispute settlement

  1. States should recognize the obligation to settle their international disputes through peaceful means, including reference to the International Court of Justice, other judicial bodies, regional judicial arrangements, or through arbitration, mediation, conciliation, or other forms of alternative dispute resolution and in such a manner that international peace and security are not endangered. States should carry out any judgment or decision reached by a judicial body in good faith.
  2. All States are encouraged to accept the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice in accordance with Article 36, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court, without reservations, as a means of ensuring that disputes are settled peacefully and in accordance with international law.

Article 7 Right to self-defence

  1. Nothing in the present Declaration should be construed so as to impair the inherent right to individual or collective self-defence if an armed attack occurs against a State, until such time as the Security Council has taken measures to maintain international peace and security
  2. Measures taken by States in the exercise of their right to self-defence should be immediately reported to the Security Council and should not, in any way, affect the authority and responsibility of the Security Council under the United Nations Charter to take, at any time, such action, as it deems necessary in order to maintain or restore international peace and security.

Referring to Article 3-7 Should the state boundaries be removed and replaced by localised Community-States with ~2 million population and 78 regions with population of 100 million for administrative purposes for world’s 7.8 billion human population and equitably represented in a truly democratic and representative world body? GAIA Earth Sansad is one such proposed initiative for further consideration.

What is GAIA Earth Sansad?
https://gaiasansad.org/about-ges

  1. GAIA Earth Sansad aims for a truly representative democratic institution that fairly and equitably represents 7.8 billion people living on Mother Earth. GAIA which means mother or goddess earth is also used here as an acronym for Global Assembly of Indigenous and Autonomous communities of nation-states (CNS). Each CNS has a population of 100 million (+/- 10%) as clusters of smaller countries or of provinces of larger countries on the world political map. 6 CNS each out of a total of 78 CNS for global human population of 7.8 billion, combine to form one GES Region of .~600 million people. There are 13 GES Regions (see section ‘GES Regions’ for detailed maps).
  2. Every CNS will further have 50 Community-States of 2 million each where LACE* protocol will be mandated. By 5th of June, 2022, we plan to have global elections for both regional and CNS heads and a fully operational Global Program office along with 13 Regional and 78 CNS Program Offices.
  3. GAIA is a grassroots-to-global governance system that empowers localized self-governance at the grassroots in cities towns and villages even as its worldwide reach creates scaleable opportunities for effective and efficient global collaboration, benchmarking and best practices transfer to meet the mounting challenges of ecological healing and restoration including that of the human race itslef. The agenda encompasses a one-time population redistribution to correct present distortions in human habitats worldwide towards a holistic and harmonious world order.

Why do we need to reset the World Order?

  1. Current world order is infested with gaping inequality, injustice and mockery of democracy right from the United Nations as the common global body
  2. The world today has not stepped out of the shadows of colonialism – subjugation of indigenous people as subjects and slaves – despite the notional independence to large number of countries/regions since the Euro-western Wars dubbed as World War II and the dehumanising European Holocaust. It has only become far more complicated and continues to subvert indigenous people in several ways
  3. The key marker for the current dystopian world that is at the brink of ecological catastrophe with the red alert sounded by the United Nations can best be described as the subversive Car Culture.
  4. This has been further degraded as Covid Culture as a desperate attempt to kill large population of humans by misinforming them about the truth of the Covid pandemic, paralysing lockdowns and the vaccine as an antidote

Article 8 Freedom of religion

  1. States should unite to strengthen international efforts to foster a global dialogue for the promotion of a culture of tolerance and peace at all levels, based on respect for human rights and diversity of religions and beliefs.
  2. States should activate and participate in systems to enforce and protect fundamental human rights, eliminating discrimination on the basis of religion or belief, and should refrain from and prohibit the usage of religion by governments, groups, or individuals in order to justify, or to incite acts of, violence against others. These systems should include, inter alia, judicial mechanisms.
  3. States should foster religious freedom by allowing members of religious communities to practice their religion, whether publicly or in private, and by protecting places of worship a nd religious sites, cemeteries, and shrines.

Article 9 Religion, ethnic identity and peace

  1. States should engage in multilateral consultations to deal with situations where differences attributable to religion or ethnicity pose a threat to peace, so that necessary remedial action may be taken and to identify the root causes of a situation causing tension between different religious or ethnic groups, in order to adopt necessary measures to promote mutual understanding between the groups concerned. 2. States should take measures to ensure that religious belief or ethnic identity are not utilized as a pretext for gross and systematic acts of violence. In circumstances where individuals or groups perpetrate or assist in such acts in the name of their religion, States should take adequate measures that lead to the prosecution and punishment of such activities.
  2. Recognizing the threat to peaceful coexistence that violent religious extremism may cause, States should implement in good faith, legal measures against individuals or groups attempting to perpetrate or assist in gross and systematic acts of violence in the name of religion. Such measures should, in extreme cases, include the proscription of faith groups – including sects or cults – that perpetrate acts of violence against the territorial integrity and political independence of any State.

Article 10 Spreading a culture of peace

  1. States should recognize and engage with groups and organizations that seek to further the cause of peace as a global movement. States should facilitate such groups in their awareness-raising activities, including providing tuition in human rights and peace studies, as provided for, inter alia, in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 1999 UN Declaration on a Culture of Peace.
  2. States should recognize that, in order to preserve a lasting culture of peace, public awareness of the need for, and value of, peace should be created. In this regard, States are encouraged to facilitate activities, commemorations, and initiatives that engage public consciousness with peace, including the erection of peace monuments as an alternative to war monuments.
  3. Heads of State and heads of government should acknowledge that they are uniquely well placed to encourage a culture of peace, and should act to support this declaration to bring about the cessation of war.
  4. States should promote a culture of peace, including ensuring conditions in which- (a) citizens are able to participate in the political affairs of the State as equals, regardless of religious or ethnic differences; (b) a free media is maintained, which allows grievances to be aired and addressed; and (c) education is imparted to promote respect and mutual understanding among different religious, belief and ethnic groups; (d) the right to the development of peoples, including the achievement of the UN sustainable development goals can be realized; and (e) the wellbeing of all human kind, with the participation of women and men, to ensure peaceful coexistence amongst Nations, States, and peoples may be guaranteed.

Referring to Article 8-10 Should the UN Declaration for Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP 2007) be the reference document for a new global constitution for global peace and harmony that celebrates the diversity of cultures and religious choices and return to the indigenous way of life in harmony with nature and with itself?

Why indigenous?

Unraveling ‘the indigenous paradox’ could be the key to resolve the prevailing Covid crises that threatens to rip human society apart and drive the human species to extinction. And instead, turn it around into an opportunity for humanity as a whole to transcend to a world we truly care about
By Chandra Vikash I Convenor – GAIA Earth Sansad
w: http://www.gaiasansad.org I e: gaiasansad@gmail.com

If there is one word that is even more misunderstood than Covid itself, it is the word indigenous. Even more remarkable is that the two share an intricate connection at the level of a deeper simplicity.
Indigenous is the essence of being humane. Non-indigenous therefore borders on being inhumane and even transgresses the boundaries as it has done several times in the past few centuries since the early modern period, notably the witch-burning in Europe with its epicentre in Germany, the jewish Holocaust in Europe, with its epicentre in Germany. It is the non-indigenous that has turned humans into inhuman, as many across the world identify themselves as, that lends itself to ‘transhumanism’ and its presumption of an ideology of ‘technocracy’ that propels the depopulation agenda and resulting in cold-blooded mass killings by deceptively injecting a poison. This is the stark reality of the present Covid crises, its testing protocols, the craftily-orchestrated lockdowns, social distancing, mask and vaccine mandates that not only makes a travesty of science but also blatantly mocks at common sense but covered up in loads of propaganda that creates smokescreens and cobwebs, that obfuscates this simple reality to large sections of educated and powerful sections of human society in most parts of the world, which once again has its epicenter in Germany. Hannah Arendt, is one of the philosophers and seer-scientists who forebode this dark chapter in human history that she calls as the Totalitarian monster that devours its own children.

This is how it is. At the heart, or rather the heartessness of the Covid crises, as perceived by those who conceived and are craftily orchestrating this massive hoax, is an imagined vision of ‘transhumanism’ – not different from the Doctrine of Discovery, Witch Burning doctrines, Nazi doctrines of racial superiority and the presumed ideology of self-righteous ‘technocracy’ in the name of science that replaces the self-righteous theocracy in the name of religion in the earlier episodes of #MassFormationPsychosis that preceded the mass killings. In each case, perhaps, and as we have ample evidence in the case of the Covid mass killings,, the perpetrators were neither telling the truth, at least publicly, nor they claimed that they are telling the truth, in private or in leaked conversations.

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Article 1
Indigenous peoples have the right to the full enjoyment, as a collective or as individuals, of all human rights and fundamental freedoms
as recognized in the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and international human rights law.

Article 2
Indigenous peoples and individuals are free and equal to all other peoples and individuals and have the right to be free from any kind of discrimination, in the exercise of their rights, in particular that
based on their indigenous origin or identity.

Article 3
Indigenous peoples have the right to self-determination. By virtue of that right they freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development.

Article 4
Indigenous peoples, in exercising their right to self-determination, have the right to autonomy or self-government in matters relating to their internal and local affairs, as well as ways and means for financing their autonomous functions.

Article 5
Indigenous peoples have the right to maintain and strengthen their distinct political, legal, economic, social and cultural institutions, while retaining their right to participate fully, if they so choose, in the political, economic, social and cultural life of the State.

Article 6
Every indigenous individual has the right to a nationality.

Article 7

  1. Indigenous individuals have the rights to life, physical and mental integrity, liberty and security of person.
  2. Indigenous peoples have the collective right to live in freedom, peace and security as distinct peoples and shall not be subjected to any act of genocide or any other act of violence, including forcibly
    removing children of the group to another group.

Article 8

  1. Indigenous peoples and individuals have the right not to be subjected to forced assimilation or destruction of their culture.
  2. States shall provide effective mechanisms for prevention of, and redress for:
    (a) Any action which has the aim or effect of depriving them of their integrity as distinct peoples, or of their cultural values or ethnic identities;
    (b) Any action which has the aim or effect of dispossessing them of their lands, territories or resources;
    (c) Any form of forced population transfer which has the aim or effect of violating or undermining any of their rights;
    (d) Any form of forced assimilation or integration;
    (e) Any form of propaganda designed to promote or incite racial or ethnic discrimination directed against them.

Article 9
Indigenous peoples and individuals have the right to belong to an indigenous community or nation, in accordance with the traditions and customs of the community or nation concerned. No discrimination of any kind may arise from the exercise of such a right.

Article 10
Indigenous peoples shall not be forcibly removed from their lands or territories. No relocation shall take place without the free, prior and informed consent of the indigenous peoples concerned and after
agreement on just and fair compensation and, where possible, with the option of return.

Article 11

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to practise and revitalize their cultural traditions and customs. This includes the right to maintain, protect and develop the past, present and future manifestations of
    their cultures, such as archaeological and historical sites, artefacts, designs, ceremonies, technologies and visual and performing arts and literature.
  2. States shall provide redress through effective mechanisms, which may include restitution, developed in conjunction with indigenous peoples, with respect to their cultural, intellectual, religious and spiritual property taken without their free, prior and informed consent or in violation of their laws, traditions and customs.

Article 12

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to manifest, practise, develop and teach their spiritual and religious traditions, customs and ceremonies; the right to maintain, protect, and have access in privacy
    to their religious and cultural sites; the right to the use and control of their ceremonial objects; and the right to the repatriation of their human remains.
  2. States shall seek to enable the access and/or repatriation of ceremonial objects and human remains in their possession through fair, transparent and effective mechanisms developed in conjunction with
    indigenous peoples concerned.

Article 13

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to revitalize, use, develop and transmit to future generations their histories, languages, oral traditions, philosophies, writing systems and literatures, and to designate
    and retain their own names for communities, places and persons.
  2. States shall take effective measures to ensure that this right is protected and also to ensure that indigenous peoples can understand and be understood in political, legal and administrative proceedings,
    where necessary through the provision of interpretation or by other appropriate means.

Article 14

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to establish and control their educational systems and institutions providing education in their own languages, in a manner appropriate to their cultural methods of
    teaching and learning.
  2. Indigenous individuals, particularly children, have the right to all levels and forms of education of the State without discrimination.
  3. States shall, in conjunction with indigenous peoples, take effective measures, in order for indigenous individuals, particularly children, including those living outside their communities, to have
    access, when possible, to an education in their own culture and provided in their own language.

Article 15

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to the dignity and diversity of their cultures, traditions, histories and aspirations which shall be appropriately reflected in education and public information.
  2. States shall take effective measures, in consultation and cooperation with the indigenous peoples concerned, to combat prejudice and eliminate discrimination and to promote tolerance, understanding and good relations among indigenous peoples and all other segments of society.

Article 16

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to establish their own media in their own languages and to have access to all forms of non-indigenous media without discrimination.
  2. States shall take effective measures to ensure that State-owned media duly reflect indigenous cultural diversity. States, without
    prejudice to ensuring full freedom of expression, should encourage privately owned media to adequately reflect indigenous cultural diversity.

Article 17

  1. Indigenous individuals and peoples have the right to enjoy fully all rights established under applicable international and domestic labour law.
  2. States shall in consultation and cooperation with indigenous peoples take specific measures to protect indigenous children from economic exploitation and from performing any work that is likely to be hazardous or to interfere with the child’s education, or to be harmful to the child’s health or physical, mental, spiritual, moral or social development, taking into account their special vulnerability and the importance of education for their empowerment.
  3. Indigenous individuals have the right not to be subjected to any discriminatory conditions of labour and, inter alia, employment or salary.

Article 18
Indigenous peoples have the right to participate in decision-making in matters which would affect their rights, through representatives chosen by themselves in accordance with their own procedures,
as well as to maintain and develop their own indigenous decision making institutions.

Article 19
States shall consult and cooperate in good faith with the indigenous peoples concerned through their own representative institutions in order to obtain their free, prior and informed consent before adopting and implementing legislative or administrative measures that may affect them.

Article 20

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to maintain and develop their political, economic and social systems or institutions, to be secure in the enjoyment of their own means of subsistence and development, and to engage freely in all their traditional and other economic activities.
  2. Indigenous peoples deprived of their means of subsistence and
    development are entitled to just and fair redress.

Article 21

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right, without discrimination, to the improvement of their economic and social conditions, including, inter alia, in the areas of education, employment, vocational training and retraining, housing, sanitation, health and social security.
  2. States shall take effective measures and, where appropriate, special measures to ensure continuing improvement of their economic and social conditions. Particular attention shall be paid to the rights and special needs of indigenous elders, women, youth, children and persons with disabilities.

Article 22

  1. Particular attention shall be paid to the rights and special needs of indigenous elders, women, youth, children and persons with disabilities in the implementation of this Declaration.
  2. States shall take measures, in conjunction with indigenous peoples, to ensure that indigenous women and children enjoy the full protection and guarantees against all forms of violence and discrimination.

Article 23
Indigenous peoples have the right to determine and develop priorities and strategies for exercising their right to development. In particular, indigenous peoples have the right to be actively involved
in developing and determining health, housing and other economic and social programmes affecting them and, as far as possible, to administer such programs through their own institutions.

Article 24

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to their traditional medicines and to maintain their health practices, including the conservation of their vital medicinal plants, animals and minerals. Indigenous individuals also have the right to access, without any discrimination, to all social and health services.
  2. Indigenous individuals have an equal right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. States shall take the necessary steps with a view to achieving progressively
    the full realization of this right.

Article 25
Indigenous peoples have the right to maintain and strengthen their distinctive spiritual relationship with their traditionally owned or otherwise occupied and used lands, territories, waters and coastal
seas and other resources and to uphold their responsibilities to future generations in this regard.

Article 26

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to the lands, territories and resources which they have traditionally owned, occupied or otherwise used or acquired.
  2. Indigenous peoples have the right to own, use, develop and control the lands, territories and resources that they possess by reason of traditional ownership or other traditional occupation or use,
    as well as those which they have otherwise acquired.
  3. States shall give legal recognition and protection to these lands, territories and resources. Such recognition shall be conducted with due respect to the customs, traditions and land tenure systems of the
    indigenous peoples concerned.

Article 27
States shall establish and implement, in conjunction with indigenous peoples concerned, a fair, independent, impartial, open and transparent process, giving due recognition to indigenous peoples’
laws, traditions, customs and land tenure systems, to recognize and adjudicate the rights of indigenous peoples pertaining to their lands, territories and resources, including those which were traditionally
owned or otherwise occupied or used. Indigenous peoples shall have the right to participate in this process.

Article 28

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to redress, by means that can include restitution or, when this is not possible, just, fair and equitable compensation, for the lands, territories and resources which they
    have traditionally owned or otherwise occupied or used, and which have been confiscated, taken, occupied, used or damaged without their free, prior and informed consent.
  2. Unless otherwise freely agreed upon by the peoples concerned, compensation shall take the form of lands, territories and resources equal in quality, size and legal status or of monetary compensation
    or other appropriate redress.

Article 29

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to the conservation and protection of the environment and the productive capacity of their lands or territories and resources. States shall establish and implement
    assistance programmes for indigenous peoples for such conservation and protection, without discrimination.
  2. States shall take effective measures to ensure that no storage or disposal of hazardous materials shall take place in the lands or territories of indigenous peoples without their free, prior and informed
    consent.
  3. States shall also take effective measures to ensure, as needed, that programs for monitoring, maintaining and restoring the health of indigenous peoples, as developed and implemented by the
    peoples affected by such materials, are duly implemented.

Article 30

  1. Military activities shall not take place in the lands or territories of indigenous peoples, unless justified by a relevant public interest or otherwise freely agreed with or requested by the indigenous peoples
    concerned.
  2. States shall undertake effective consultations with the indigenous peoples concerned, through appropriate procedures and in particular through their representative institutions, prior to using their lands or territories for military activities.

Article 31

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to maintain, control, protect and develop their cultural heritage, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions, as well as the manifestations of their
    sciences, technologies and cultures, including human and genetic resources, seeds, medicines, knowledge of the properties of fauna and flora, oral traditions, literatures, designs, sports and traditional
    games and visual and performing arts. They also have the right to maintain, control, protect and develop their intellectual property over such cultural heritage, traditional knowledge, and traditional
    cultural expressions.
  2. In conjunction with indigenous peoples, States shall take effective measures to recognize and protect the exercise of these rights.

Article 32

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to determine and develop priorities and strategies for the development or use of their lands or territories and other resources.
  2. States shall consult and cooperate in good faith with the indigenous peoples concerned through their own representative institutions in order to obtain their free and informed consent prior to the approval of any project affecting their lands or territories and other resources, particularly in connection with the development, utilization or exploitation of mineral, water or other resources.
  3. States shall provide effective mechanisms for just and fair redress for any such activities, and appropriate measures shall be taken to mitigate adverse environmental, economic, social, cultural or spiritual impact.

Article 33

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to determine their own identity or membership in accordance with their customs and traditions. This does not impair the right of indigenous individuals to obtain
    citizenship of the States in which they live.
  2. Indigenous peoples have the right to determine the structures and to select the membership of their institutions in accordance with their own procedures.

Article 34
Indigenous peoples have the right to promote, develop and maintain their institutional structures and their distinctive customs, spirituality, traditions, procedures, practices and, in the cases where they exist, juridical systems or customs, in accordance with international human rights standards.

Article 35
Indigenous peoples have the right to determine the responsibilities of individuals to their communities.

Article 36

  1. Indigenous peoples, in particular those divided by international borders, have the right to maintain and develop contacts, relations and cooperation, including activities for spiritual, cultural, political, economic and social purposes, with their own members as well as other peoples across borders.
  2. States, in consultation and cooperation with indigenous peoples, shall take effective measures to facilitate the exercise and ensure the implementation of this right.

Article 37

  1. Indigenous peoples have the right to the recognition, observance and enforcement of treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements concluded with States or their successors and to have States honour and respect such treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements.
  2. Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as diminishing or eliminating the rights of indigenous peoples contained in treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements.

Article 38
States, in consultation and cooperation with indigenous peoples, shall take the appropriate measures, including legislative measures, to achieve the ends of this Declaration.

Article 39
Indigenous peoples have the right to have access to financial and technical assistance from States and through international cooperation, for the enjoyment of the rights contained in this Declaration.

Article 40
Indigenous peoples have the right to access to and prompt decision through just and fair procedures for the resolution of conflicts and disputes with States or other parties, as well as to effective remedies
for all infringements of their individual and collective rights. Such a decision shall give due consideration to the customs, traditions, rules and legal systems of the indigenous peoples concerned and international human rights.

Article 41
The organs and specialized agencies of the United Nations system and other intergovernmental organizations shall contribute to the full realization of the provisions of this Declaration through the mobilization, inter alia, of financial cooperation and technical assistance. Ways and means of ensuring participation of indigenous peoples on issues affecting them shall be established.

Article 42
The United Nations, its bodies, including the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and specialized agencies, including at the country level, and States shall promote respect for and full application of
the provisions of this Declaration and follow up the effectiveness of this Declaration.

Article 43
The rights recognized herein constitute the minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples of the world.

Article 44
All the rights and freedoms recognized herein are equally guaranteed to male and female indigenous individuals.

Article 45
Nothing in this Declaration may be construed as diminishing or extinguishing the rights indigenous peoples have now or may acquire in the future.

Article 46

  1. Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any State, people, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act contrary to the Charter of the United Nations
    or construed as authorizing or encouraging any action which would dismember or impair, totally or in part, the territorial integrity or political unity of sovereign and independent States.
  2. In the exercise of the rights enunciated in the present Declaration, human rights and fundamental freedoms of all shall be
    respected. The exercise of the rights set forth in this Declaration shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law and in accordance with international human rights obligations. Any
    such limitations shall be non-discriminatory and strictly necessary solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and for meeting the just and most
    compelling requirements of a democratic society.
  3. The provisions set forth in this Declaration shall be interpreted in accordance with the principles of justice, democracy, respect for human rights, equality, non-discrimination, good governance and good faith.

What is the UNDRIP?

From the Ninth Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. New Zealand delegation celebrates the endorsement by the Government of New Zealand of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Photo: Broddi Sigurdarson. (c) 2010 UNPFII. Used with permission from UNPFII.

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is an international instrument adopted by the United Nations on September 13, 2007, to enshrine (according to Article 43) the rights that “constitute the minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples of the world.” The UNDRIP protects collective rights that may not be addressed in other human rights charters that emphasize individual rights, and it also safeguards the individual rights of Indigenous people. The Declaration is the product of almost 25 years of deliberation by U.N. member states and Indigenous groups.

The first of the UNDRIP’s 46 articles declares that “Indigenous peoples have the right to the full enjoyment, as a collective or as individuals, of all human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognized in the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights(4) and international human rights law.” The Declaration goes on to guarantee the rights of Indigenous peoples to enjoy and practice their cultures and customs, their religions, and their languages, and to develop and strengthen their economies and their social and political institutions. Indigenous peoples have the right to be free from discrimination, and the right to a nationali

Significantly, in Article 3 the UNDRIP recognizes Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination, which includes the right “to freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development.” Article 4 affirms Indigenous peoples’ right “to autonomy or self-government in matters relating to their internal and local affairs,” and Article 5 protects their right “to maintain and strengthen their distinct political, legal, economic, social and cultural institutions.” Article 26 states that “Indigenous peoples have the right to the lands, territories and resources which they have traditionally owned, occupied or otherwise used or acquired,” and it directs states to give legal recognition to these territories. The Declaration does not override the rights of Indigenous peoples contained in their treaties and agreements with individual states, and it commands these states to observe and enforce the agreements.
The UNDRIP was adopted by 144 countries, with 11 abstentions and 4 countries voting against it. These four countries were Canada, the USA, New Zealand, and Australia. Since 2009 Australia and New Zealand have reversed their positions and now support the Declaration, while the United States and Canada have announced that they will revise their positions.
Read the UNDRIP here.

Drafting the UNDRIP

In 1982, UN Special Rapporteur of the Subcommission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, José R. Martinez Cobo, released a study about the systemic discrimination faced by Indigenous peoples worldwide. His findings were released as the “Study of the Problem of Discrimination against Indigenous Populations” and can be read online. The UN Economic and Social Council (UNECOSOC) responded to these findings by creating the Working Group on Indigenous Populations (WGIP), comprised of five independent experts as well as Indigenous advisors, in order to focus exclusively on Indigenous issues worldwide. Its role was to make recommendations to the Commission of Human Rights through the Subcommission.1
In consultation with Indigenous representatives from around the world, the WGIP began to draft a declaration of Indigenous Rights in 1985. The initial draft was developed over eight years, and was submitted in 1993 to the Subcommission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities (now known as the Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights), who approved it the following year. Upon its approval, the draft declaration was sent to the Commission of Human Rights, which established another working group consisting of human rights experts and over 100 Indigenous organizations.2 The draft declaration was subject to a series of reviews to assure U.N. member states that it remained consistent with established human rights, and did not contradict nor override them.

15years hence, this epochal declaration has been lying in cold storage of the failed United Nations needs to breathe free with a fresh lease of life with GAIA Earth Sansad.

Noida Model for Localized Abundance & Circular Economies

Localized, Abundant and Circular Economy (LACE) Model (now called as Noida Model*) is an amalgamation of two diverse, synergistic and symbiotic approaches:
    a. New Urbanist Regional Planning with Smart Neighborhood/Transit Towns/Eco Villages Approach and
    b. Traditional Regional Planning with Vedic Gram Approach (Indigenous approach in India based on classical and folk traditions in the letter and spirit of United Nations Declaration for Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2007).

Its key objective is to transform every rural and urban neighborhood to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals enumerated by the United Nations in an accelerated manner based on our holistic design of LACE Model. We focus on leveraging traditional knowledge systems for accelerated achievement of Sustainable Development Goals, Smart neighborhoods and Universal Livelihood Security based on every individual’s uniqueness, social and individual needs and aspirations.

Our purpose is to help a large number of young entrepreneurs and students worldwide to develop prototypes and pilot projects to create millions of ventures worldwide. There are plans afoot to set up 40 such GAIA Innovation Labs in the Delhi National Capital region that incidentally is one of world’s most polluted and environmentally challenged regions as well as deficit in various areas that define quality of life for livable, equitable and sustainable human habitats.

Towards these objectives, it is necessary that every neighborhood must use every inch of land available on ground, on terrace and basement area to become abundant in most to all their daily needs – food, water, education, healthcare, workplace, culture, sports. Other salient features of the LACE model are as follows:

  1. Every neighborhood must endeavor to become Carbon Sinks with a time-bound target to contribute towards averting climate catastrophe.
  2. It must eliminate any wasteful use of land and convert existing lawns and ornamental gardens to make way for vegetables, fruits, shade trees and indigenous livestock farms, for harvesting every single drop of rain water, restore its natural waterways and to eliminate, reuse, recondition, repair, recycle and upcycle all its waste – solid, liquid and gaseous within the Smart Neighborhood to become Zero-to-Landfill.
  3. It must STOP stealing water from elsewhere and reduce its dependencies in a phased but time-bound manner.
  4. It must make adequate provisions to provide classrooms, workplaces, healthcare and marketplaces within walking or cycling distance within the neighborhood or to adjoining neighborhoods.
  5. Sufficient public space should be provided within the neighborhood for physical, social and cultural interactions with facilities and programs designed for sports, arts and culture based on traditional – classical and folk practices.

At the core of the LACE framework is to move away from the present automobile-scale form of human habitats to human-scale. This applies for every neighborhood – rural and urban – around the world. Motor vehicles in private usage are a major destroyer of three of the most valuable but misused resources today – space, time and trust. Ironically, looked upon as a great convenience and even liberator of the human race from the stifling constraints of distance and time, our dependence on prevalent usage and attitudes towards motor vehicles threatens the very survival of modern human race down into a vicious cesspool that has hit the rock-bottom with the devious and treacherous Covid Culture. Car Culture creates the graveyards of isolation within communities, families and individuals that makes them pliable for mass formation psychosis even as the human habitat iself ‘sprawls’ to a monstrous automobile-scale size distending even the daily commutes and fulfillment of daily needs. As Robert Malone, a leading voice of sanity amidst the Covid Culture, asks his interviewer: “What the heck happened to Germany in the 20s and 30s? Very intelligent, highly educated population, and they went barking mad. And how did that happen?… When you have a society that has become decoupled from each other and has free-floating anxiety in a sense that things don’t make sense, we can’t understand it, and then their attention gets focused by a leader or series of events on one small point just like hypnosis, they literally become hypnotized and can be led anywhere.” 

Car Culture is instrumental in this ‘decoupling’ of human beings infested with ‘free-floating anxiety’ with attention focused on one small point which in case of Covid Culture is a ‘virus’ that is in reality – endemic (it is always present) and exosome (it is released by an external trigger – food, stress, sleep or some environmental changes like the recent rollout of 5G electromagnetic radiations  

The colossal destruction of land, time and trust worldwide gets exponentially multiplied to create concrete graveyards or ‘brownfields’ which creates 3 deleterious impacts.
I. impede natural rainwater harvesting and recharging of freshwater reserves as well as underground aquifers,
II. exacerbate urban heating by storing and radiating heat even during the nights and
III. further reinforce the above two, by not allowing indigenous forestry or water reservoirs to come up.

The land use could similarly be used for a variety of other activities such as localized processing of waste into weealth, food production and processing and for education, sports and culture. In our research study, we find that around 30 sq. metres per household is wasted to the Dead Zones created by prevalent motor vehicle usage. Thus for a 10,000 household neighborhood, 300,000 sq. mtrs.is floundered away. Similarly, time lost for longer and gridlocked could be invested for higher economic productivity and more quality time for the family and for the local community which adds up to more than 3 hours per day per person on an average. In many cases of online work and online shopping in non-localized models, the effective land space (ecological footprint of computing and communication infrastructure, packaging and delivery etc.) and time lost (extra hours on digital devices) is nearly the same or even more in some cases.

This is roundabout the same level of shortfall of locally available space time and trust required for the Localized Abundance and Circular Economy – LACE framework to create human habitats locally as well as globally that are livable, sustainable and abundant (i.e. they heal, repair and enrich natural ecosystems rather than depleting them) and offer a high quality of life at the same time to people around the world.

This involves creating walking and cycling friendly zones in neighborhoods by restraining motor vehicles use other than low-powered ultra-light electric mini bus or rickshaws that do not severe walkers and cyclists. At the same time, motor vehicles have exclusive access to seamless, Right of Way network of ‘motoring tracks’ where slow moving modes are restrained. Like air traffic, there is a Land Traffic Control that operates and manages road and rail traffic with effective load balancing to achieve optimal speeds of 60kmph as well as safety and security with Zero Tolerance to accidents and improprieties.

On the user side, this is accessed through a GAIA Earth Community mobile app. Besides Smart Mobility, this app will have features for smart water management, smart waste management and smart farming, forestry and indigenous livestock management in urban and rural areas. In line with LACE framework, human habitats in forests, villages or cities are zero-to-landfill by treating all solid and liquid waste locally and eliminating gaseous waste; zero-water-waste by tapping every drop of rain water as well as net Carbon Sinks that help us stabilize the dangerous levels of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions globally.

There is an outstanding and long unmet demand for products and services based on the LACE model. Policy advocacy effort is however required to inform and shape public opinion on how our solution approach can be an effective game-changer to address a variety of highly vexatious, frustratingly and seemingly intractable problems of traffic jams, pollution, open sewage drains, man made disasters, desertification and global warming. The key policy changes required are in following areas:

  1. Change the Motor Vehicles Act and Land Use act to allow only walking and cycling friendly in neighborhoods by restraining motor vehicles use there other than low-powered ultra-light electric mini bus or rickshaws that do not severe walkers and cyclists
  2. Change the Motor Vehicles Act and Land Use act to allow only high speed motor vehicles on seamless network of Right of Way arterial roads. For grade separation foot over road ramp bridges are created at appropriate locations for walkers, cyclists, light-weight hand or cycle carts as well as disabled on wheel-chair only.
  3. Make it mandatory for every neighborhood to become Zero-to-Landfill and create by-laws to regulate localized recycling/upcycling of waste. Localized production units must be set up for biodegradable substitutes for plastics and other toxic, non-biodegradable stuff.
  4. Make it mandatory for every neighborhood to become self-sufficient with respect to water by tapping every drop of rainwater, reclaiming natural sources and storing it for fair and equitable use. Deterrent Water Tax must be levied on water imported from outside the neighborhood.
  5. Atleast 60% of land space must be reserved in every neighborhood for forests. Another 10-20% must be reserved for farming, pastures and livestock sheds. There should be no impervious surface and the total built-up area including roads must be restricted to less than 20%, the lower the better.
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Annexure I

Inaugural pilot project in PalamVihar in Gurgaon in March 2006 of Smart Mobility model

In a working session to invite participation of existing transport operators in PalamVihar for the Pragati Project mentioned how existing laws came in the way of high occupancy, shared use of vehicles. The findings of the session are as follows:

  • A large number of vehicles, in PalamVihar and in other areas in Delhi NCR are operated as taxis, even if they do not have a permit.
  • Many operators cannot afford high cost and other charges related to taxis at the rates that their customers can afford or are willing to pay.
  • For many vehicles, more than 1 year but less than 3 years old and in good operating condition, which their owners would like to register as taxis. They cannot do so under the present law as vehicles are eligible for taxi permit only till 1 year after purchase, even if they are in good operating condition.
  • Unlawful use of vehicles registered as private vehicles, but plying as taxis, also has the collusion of a number of passengers who prefer to hire private vehicles rather than taxis. So as to avoid paying multiple taxes/toll charges etc. applicable for entry or period of stay in different states – Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttaranchal – for which taxis are charged much higher than private vehicles, even if they are running on high occupancy under the present law.
    • Transport operators also pointed out that they do not carry more than one or two passengers – even if they find passengers wanting to go on the same route and at same time – to avoid being pointed out at the check-posts as a taxi service and thus avoid paying taxes or penalties.
  • Even vehicles registered as taxis further require a stage carriage permit to pick and drop passengers at different points as may be required to run at high occupancy under the present law.
  • Due to the uncertain nature of this business, many of the transport operators are unable to expand their fleet. They further added that many of the unemployed village youth in the area (2 of whom attended the meeting), who see demand for additional transport service are unable to raise loans for vehicle purchase from banks and remain unemployed.

Annexure II

Petition to safeguard Right to Clean Air in Delhi National Capital as a Fundamental Right and therefore stop all sources of pollution

  1. Delhi air is dangerously polluted and its polluters are guilty of genocide. Children who tend to breath twice faster than adults and are thus even worse affected. Pregnant women, elderly and sick are facing inhumane crises.
    2. In such a scenario and getting worse every year, we shall urge the judiciary to take the most stringent action against the polluters and declare a 20-year Environmental Emergency till the time pollution abates to safe levels according to global standards.
    3. Towards this following immediate steps are proposed
    a. Make a 3km radius around every metro rail station as Car-free Zone. Only walking, bicycling, wheelchairs and ultra-light electric vehicles should be allowed within this zone.
    b. Adequate arrangements should be made to facilitate parking and maintenance of these vehicles in this Zone.
    c.Arrangements should be made to dispose of all the surplus vehicles in an eco-friendly manner.
    d.Land freed from under the earlier parked vehicles for localised water harvesting and storage, localised waste management to make Delhi Zero-to-Landfill as well as significantly enhance tree cover, vegetable and fruits gardens and indigenous livestock sheds – cows, buffaloes, horses, donkeys etc. to meet requirements of good quality milk and milk products and for manure and pest control using dung and urine.
    e.Similarly, land released will be used for localised production of household goods, and to provide education, health, justice, culture, sports etc. locally so as to provide universal livelihood security as well as to provide high quality of life.

Annexure III

Previous international papers by Chandra Vikash Global Sustainability Expert

  1. Proceedings of Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in 2004 in Japan

MOBILITY(XS) : A ROAD AHEAD FOR URBAN TRANSPORT

Abstract

Urban Transport is at crossroads. Users do not get the level and quality of service that they pay for by direct or indirect means in a fair and equitable way. One road leads to MobilityXS. This is based on a pathbreaking review of our usage and attitude, environmental constraints and a comprehensive study of enabling technologies. It metamorphoses the public-private transport categories. In turn, users have a wider choice of the travel experience that they co-create and customize to personal preferences. They avail of vastly superior travel experience at a given price point in this model than at present. In a wholesome approach to our needs of a livable society, users can choose to walk or cycle comfortable distances in a friendly environment that is sequestrated of motorized traffic. Fast moving motor vehicles run uninterrupted of slow moving traffic and move much faster than at present with a combination of innovative traffic control measures and in-vehicle navigation sensors in the new system.

2. Proceedings of Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in 2009 in Sweden

PUBLIC ROADS AS SERVICE MARKETS PAVING THE WAY FOR CIVILIZATION 2.0

ABSTRACT:

We need to fundamentally rethink public roads as service markets – such as for phone, electricity, airlines, or restaurant– to provide advance booking and reservation for travel at assured speeds on selected time and routes; value plans suited to road usage levels and access privileges; travel advisory to optimize time, cost, comfort and convenience; emergency services and multiple payment options etc. Innovative use of technologies in Intelligent Transport Systems can enable these public road services. The real challenge is to detach public roads system from general tax collection and other fixed duties and charges. Simplistic and piecemeal road user “charging” schemes fail to tie the ends and have been rightly rejected in various referendums. With their multiplying effect through the transport-land use system on our time, health and our disposition and on efficiencies in goods movement, a well-evolved public road services market creates “net savings” for road users along with indirect social and ecological benefits.

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  1. Proceedings of Workshop on Sustainable Transport with Community Solutions at Ohio, US in 2009

*This concept note is based on a presentation by the GAIA Innovations Lab (GIL) team at the World Congress for New Urbanism and SDGs Conference in Australia on 1-2 November, 2018. GIL is now part of Gaia Earth Sansad (www.gaiasansad.org). It is now called as ‘Noida Model’ with our plans to launch a global pilot in Noida region comprising two districts of Gautam Buddha Nagar and Ghaziabad in Delhi National Capital Region.

Short bio

Chandra Vikash (50) is a strategic thinker, innovator and innovation coach. In his work in various companies – SAIL, Arvind Mills, TCS, Mastek, Logica, Reva Electric Car Co., Erehwon Innovation Consulting and Vertebrand Brand Consulting –  and entrepreneurial ventures over past 22 years, he has always valued and upheld social and environment responsibilities as symbiotic and synergistic to commercial success, persisting against several odds and deeply entrenched perceptions.

At present, he is the Convenor of GAIA Earth Sansad (www.gaiasansad.org ) which is working towards creating a truly democratic and representative world body with a comprehensive grassroots-to-global governance system and structures. Earlier, he  founded TEN Systems in 2007, a company that develops smart and sustainable solutions in the areas of Transport, Energy and eNvironment and IndianDynamics.com in 1999. He studied for his Bachelor in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (1993) and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata (1997).  His wife Alka is a Hindustani classical singer and music teacher . They have two daughters Akarshita (18) and Parnika (13). 

𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗰𝗲𝗱 𝗠𝗼𝗱𝗶 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝘂𝗱𝗱𝗲𝗻 𝗨-𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝟯 𝗙𝗮𝗿𝗺 𝗕𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀?


𝗙𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 ::𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗮 𝗼𝗳 𝗠𝘆 𝗗𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗺𝘀 (𝗠𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗦𝗮𝗽𝗻𝗼𝗻 𝗞𝗮 𝗕𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗮𝘁)

What compelled Modi to take back the ill-conceived anti-farmer and anti-people 3 Farm Laws after staying so obstinate and adamant for so long?

How can we make him and his cronies pay compensation for thousands of lives and crores of livelihoods lost and wasted national resources and time – for this as well as other such lunacies like Land Acquisition Bill, demonetization, GST, Forest Rights bill, bullet trains, smart cities, mask and vaccine mandate, heinous and morally depraved plans to give near-expiry ‘drugs’ to children and several others?

How can we bounce back from the rock bottom to eliminate hunger and malnutrition, for deep reforms in education and health, to eradicate pollution and growing terrain toxicity and to make our country with its glorious and ancient culture as #Vishvaguru and #SoneKiChidiya once again?

How can we repair the damages and heal back our beloved country from further degenerating and to reversing its demographic dividend from turning into demographic liability under Modi’s failed and disastrous leadership?

This email written to UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath 5 days back and this tweet y’day has many of the answers on the way forward with the LACE-GAIA model.

Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2021, 16:28
Subject: GAIA-WORK vision for Uttar Pradesh as World Capital Region – Peaceful, Pollution-free and Prosperous

To: <commmor@nic.in>

To: Shri Yogi Adityanath
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh, India
Via
Shri Aunjaneya Kumar Singh
Commissioner
Commissionary, Moradabad
Uttar Pradesh, INDIA

From: Chandra Vikash
Convenor – GAIA Earth Sansad
GAIA-WORK Alliance
Uttar Pradesh, INDIA

Date: Sunday 14th November 2021

Sub: GAIA-WORK vision for Uttar Pradesh as World Capital Region – Peaceful, Pollution-free and Prosperous – as part of Vishvaguru Bharat Abhiyan with Uttar Pradesh as its heart and soul and as a “trillion-dollar economy” by 2025

Dear Yogi ji,

सादर प्रणाम!

Quoting from this news article, published 4 days back on 10th of November titled “UP restarts process to fulfill trillion-dollar economy aim as COVID subsides – The process of appointing a consultant got stuck following cancellation of bids on technical grounds in March. With the appointments set to take place now, the deadline of 2025 may also be amended”, the news article states:

“The decision to restart the process has been taken at the highest level. We will follow up once it is conveyed to us,” said a senior state government officer. PM Narendra Modi had floated the idea of making Uttar Pradesh a trillion-dollar economy at the UP Investors Summit 2018. CM Yogi Adityanath and his team started working on it and invited suggestions from leading financial institutions. In June last year, the state floated bids for the appointment of a consultant. Bidders were asked to submit documents by October 9, 2020. Eight bids were received, including one from a premier management institute. Four qualified for the technical round and their bids were opened in November. The bids were canceled soon after.”

I would like to meet you to share our vision for Uttar Pradesh and to request you for a One-day interactive workshop with concerned officials and key stakeholders in Uttar Pradesh and India – from industry, environment protection, civil society, academia, art & culture, media, sports, and other diverse areas with the proposed number of participants as ~40)



Title of Workshop: Creating a Shared Vision for Uttar Pradesh with reference to GAIA+WORK model

Objective: To channelize the ambition such as for “trillion-dollar economy by 2025” towards making Uttar Pradesh peaceful, pollution-free and prosperous with a global vision to develop it as a model for World Capital Region by 5th June 2022. This has become all the more urgent after the fiasco of the United Nations Climate Change COP26. Date Time and Venue: Given the critical situation, as shared in the Special Note further below, I shall propose the one-day workshop in Moradabad on Wed 17th November 2021 or at the earliest date possible with Shri Aunjaneya Singh, Commissioner – Moradabad Commissionary as its Convener.


Please find a High-Level presentation on Global Vision for Uttar Pradesh at the link here and in my poem मेरे सपनों का भारत published by Amar Ujala below: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/15jwAkKArvBveKWVpB3El47NAcNWZEpanv4WHhyGnhQQ/edit?usp=sharing

::मेरे सपनों का भारत::

गौ-कृषि-ऋषि का हो अद्भुत संगम
हो कृषि आधारित अनन्य उद्यम
बने एक बार फिर से नवभारत
सुन्दर सशक्त समृद्ध औ सक्षम।१

हो ग्राम नगर अरण्य और उपवन
संस्कृतमय हो सर्वत्र जन-जीवन
वेद उपनिषद की ज्ञानगंगा में
प्रकाशमय हो जहाँ सबका मन।२

शिक्षा स्वास्थ्य हो निःशुल्क जहाँ
अंत्योदय तक साधन पहुंचे वहाँ
स्वदेशी हो भोजन भजन भवन
स्व भाषा भूषा सजे देश वहाँ।३

ग्राम गुरुकुल गीता गंगा गो
सांस्कृतिक धरोहर संरक्षित हो
जहां राजा प्रजा की सेवा करे
हर क्षेत्र का समुचित विकाश हो।४

जल जंगल जमीन जानवर पर
हो स्थानीय समाज का अधिकार
आजीवन हो आजीविका आरक्षित
खुशहाल हो कारीगरी कारोबार।५

“वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम” का दर्शन कर
पर्यावरण संकट से हम जाएँ उबर
विश्वगुरु भारत से सर्वदा सम्मान हो
सोने की चिड़िया के उग आएं पर।६

स्वदेशी का प्रतिमान बने भारती
सहेज-सजा कर अपनी थाती
होली हो फूलों के मादक रंगों से
दीपावली हो संग दीया औ बाती।७

धर्म स्वदेशी का है हमें निभाना
अब नहीं चलेगा कोई बहाना
स्वदेशी के उर्ध्वगामी मार्ग पर
है हमें अब शीघ्रतम लौट आना।८

– चंद्र विकाश ‘श्रीवास्तव’
२०१९

Reference:
The Road Ahead for GAIA Earth Sansad
https://chandravikash.wordpress.com/2021/08/24/the-road-ahead-for-gaia-earth-sansad

Best Regards,
Chandra Vikash
B.Tech IIT, MBA IIM
Convener – GES GAIA Earth Sansad
Uttar Pradesh, INDIA
http://www.gaiasansad.org
gaiasansad@gmail.com
chandravikash.wordpress.com

(𝙎𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝙉𝙤𝙩𝙚: Uttar Pradesh is the heart and soul of India and also of the world. It is not just the largest state of the Union of India but also larger than most countries of the world with a population of more than 200 million. My sincere regards for your relentless efforts to improve the conditions in Uttar Pradesh despite the anti-people tactics of the central governments to bleed the states to benefit a handful of crony capitalists in the country and in foreign countries who in turn fund his propaganda to hide the true picture. My concern is that people are revolting against the present central policies dictated by the global capitalists through the GPPP but you will be held responsible for BJP’s loss in forthcoming UP elections unless you follow this proposal based on GAIA-WORK vision to replace him at the centre at the earliest possible as the Prime Minister of India as per the popular wishes of the people as well as the party.
This might seem a bold suggestion.
However, I am writing this letter to you, at a critical juncture for Uttar Pradesh, for India, and for our vision of Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam. This is at a time when, as a member of Awaken India Movement, we have information of an Adharmic plan to kill billions of people, including our children, through a deceptive bio-weapon, in the disguise of vaccinating them, lockdown, and a wide array of measures as protection from a virus. This is bigger mass murder than all the previous World Wars put together in recent centuries and must be STOPPED. What you said to the ANI reporter sometime back on the Vaccine issue is turning out to be prophetic. Global adharmic forces in collusion with the Modi regime in India are trying to destroy Dharma. Like Sri Krishna, we look up to you to stand up for Dharma.
I deeply believe that you could do lots more for Uttar Pradesh and for India with this proposal based on the revolutionary GAIA-WORK vision, as I shall share in some detail in this email through Shri Aunjaneya Kumar Singh, Commissioner of Moradabad Commissionary, who I met two days back on Friday 12th November at his office in Moradabad. Having met hundreds of senior bureaucrats, I can share with a great degree of confidence that he will be the ideal Principal Secretary of Prime Minister Office with you at the helm as Prime Minister. He has been outstanding as DM of Rampur earlier, where our partner organization WORK has worked together with his administration in a number of social-cultural and environmental projects.)

Indigenous Model for Inclusive and Genuine Progress

Samuchit evam Santulit Vikash

Vision Document
by Chandra Vikash
2012

We need a new model for development in Bharat. The current model has comprehensively failed us on several counts, bringing to close our experiment with the earlier “unnamed and intractable” development model.

According to various government and independent statistics, on average 50% people are below poverty line, even after nearly seven decades of independence. Moreover, in times of inflation, unabated pollution and malnutrition, the proportion of poor people is increasing. Even children in the so-called rich families are mal-nourished due to lack of supply of pure, fresh and healthy food. Even as vast majority of people lack basic health and sanitation, multi-specialty luxury hospitals are popping up to treat the sick and ailing rich in cold comfort.

Indiscriminate and half-baked imitation of Western values and practices, masquerading as some-kind-of-progress, is causing a breakdown of the traditional value system. Education levels are declining fast. With the resulting values and ingenuity gap, our priorities in life seem to have become grotesquely skewed. Rather than spending on pure and wholesome food, clean and healthy environment and the best education for children, we are splurging on pomp and grandeur of “lustful and crass” entertainment and the “frigid comfort” of fancy houses, private motor cars, air-conditioning, mobile phones and television sets. 

With a ‘stark warning’, a recent Mckinsey report suggests that “if India continues with its current unplanned urbanisation, it will result in a significant deterioration in the quality of life in cities and will put even today’s economic growth rate at risk. Statistics show the current performance of Indian cities in water supply quantity, sewage treatment, healthcare and public transport is quite poor.”

Similarly, the current spate of events of terrorism and the attempt to throttle it, lead us to a challenging juncture in human history. We in a linear extrapolation of our popular behavior cannot accept that we have reached a blind alley in our quest to discover the ultimate reality of our existence – that the response to terrorism, for instance, has to be to dissolve its basis and not its overt manifestations.

What also seems evident is that technology and the market alone have no answers. Deeper inroads into the human consciousness and into the laws of nature hold the key to solving many of our problems.

Overawed by the intoxicating advances of modern science and spellbound by the efficiency spewing mechanism of the market, we have missed out on the exhilarating results of the incisive enquiries made earlier in our history and their practical applications. The efficiency brought by the market at present is confined to the industrial system and does not account for costs incurred in the overall natural system. Inquiries into the complex workings of nature and its cyclicality hold insights for better-informed business decisions and consumer choices leading to overall efficiency, much to the customer’s delight.

In the words of Rishi Kumar Mishra whose work on scientific interpretation of Vedas inspires this article, “a creative response to (such) challenges could open up an entirely new era, in which the search for knowledge and the pursuit of peace, harmony and happiness could be closely intertwined. A breakthrough would enable mankind to disentangle itself from the frustrating situation in which the more solutions are found to the problems the more it is confronted by new ones. We have reached this stalemate because the vast potential for discerning profound truths hidden in the forgotten labyrinth of history has remained untapped.”

Rediscovering ancient insights

To place and time the events in our context, these secrets — which include enquiries into the mysteries of nature and the processes and forces that create, sustain and ultimately subsume us — were unraveled and some of the eternal laws of nature discovered several thousand years ago by the great scientists of the Saraswati civilization. This civilization flourished in the catchment area of the gigantic river Saraswati, which dried up and disappeared underground following a prolonged spell of drought and natural calamities.

This society in the Saraswati basin enjoyed a rich culture. Great minds devoted themselves to the pursuit of knowledge. These seer-scientists — rishis — so called because they could see the reality of the workings of the cosmos, bequeathed to posterity an invaluable heritage of knowledge and insights, blending theory with carefully devised practices.” (Mishra, 2000)

Different from popular perception, the Vedas — the body of this knowledge — are no mere exertions in metaphysics, philosophy or spirituality that did not find place in the conventional scheme of commercial and consumer interests. Ironically, it has been even shunned, as a distraction to the ‘worldly pursuit’ of higher profit and personal income and in meeting our consumption needs.

In reality, this “corpus of knowledge include subjects like anatomy and medicine, architecture and town planning, meteorology and astronomy, language and linguistics, music and dance, statecraft and economy, social engineering and jurisprudence, psychology and physiology.”

A Parallel Story in the Modern World

Interestingly, this creates a convergence with a parallel quest for a ‘new’ story that leading management thinkers in the west such as Peter Senge and a host of cognitive scientists and cultural historians are groping for as well, deemed as the sustainability story that can be positively described as the story for genuine progress.

Work on innovation and change in organizations reveal how stories become a carrier of culture. In empirical studies a common approach has been to identify artifacts of a culture, such as the unique symbols, heroes, rites and rituals, myths and ceremonies, that are embedded in the stories that the organizations tell themselves, and then to explore, to a greater or a lesser extent, the deeper meanings of these artifacts (Deal & Kennedy, 1982; Trice & Beyer, 1984; Wuthnow & Witten, 1988, Hofstede, 1991; Martin, 1992).

According to cultural historian Thomas Berry, “We are in trouble just now because we do not have a good story. We are in between stories. The old story, the account of how the world came to be and how we fit into it…sustained us for a long period of time. It shaped our emotional attitudes, provided us with life purposes and energized our actions. It consecrated our suffering and integrated our knowledge. We woke up in the morning and knew where we were. We could answer the questions of our children.”

“…sustainability (genuine progress) requires letting go of the story of the supremacy of humans in nature, the story that the natural world exists as mere ‘resources’ to serve human ‘progress’. But most of us grew up with this story, and it is still shared by the vast majority of the modern society. It is not easy to let it go, especially when we are uncertain about what the new story will be.”

Elements of the new story are emerging: We are just beginning to explore (from a western viewpoint) what it means to be part of a universe that is alive… not just cosmos but cosmo-genesis… Moreover, the new universe story “carries with it a psychic-spiritual dimension as well as a physical-materialistic dimension. Otherwise, human consciousness emerges out of nowhere… an addendum [with] no real place in the story of the universe.”

Such a story is essential if we are to make real changes in our practices — in our production decisions and in consumption choices and their overall experience. Stories are a set of deep beliefs and assumptions that develop over time by our repeatedly telling them. New stories emerge as we gradually see and experience the world anew. As author Daniel Quinn says, these stories become the carriers of culture.

Unlocking India’s potential: Traditional Wisdom with the Modern Idiom

Furthering and widening these lines of thought and practice, blending them with our current preferences and choices; processed and managed by our software and knowledge management skills, should be the focus of our attention at a national level. This holds the key to unlocking India’s potential to not only bail out of its current financial, social and political crisis but to drive genuine progress as a role model for modern civilization.

Our cultural roots in the Vedic stories — suffused with such artifacts — embedded in our way of living hold further promise for our genuine progress. It demands that we dig deeper in the goldmine of our practices and the rituals to comprehend the deeper beliefs, motivations and assumptions that underline these stories in our present context.

These beliefs need to be reinforced by their wider acceptance and pronouncements at the highest levels of leadership, intelligentsia and celebrities. Media coverage in print and in television with its wide reach, carrying endorsements and the practical significance of these stories can seed the stories in our imagination. Storyboards — cinema, soaps and theater — can take it further to wider sections of the masses with a telling effect.

Simultaneously, the new stories have to find prominent place in well-researched curriculums right at school. Research in management, social sciences and engineering on how these stories can impact consumption choices and patterns, and waste reduction with positive impact on corporate bottomline, need firm government support before they are lapped up by corporate, who are at present smarting from the adverse impact of the earlier take-make-waste stories. The downward spiraling effect on their bottomline and in their market prices reflect the unsustainability of the earlier stories and the pressing need to develop a new one.

We are sitting on a goldmine of our cultural heritage. During this financial and economic crisis that is likely to percolate deeper into the socio-political arena without an end in sight, we should not make the mistakes that cave dwellers made as they froze to death on beds of coal. Coal was right under them, but they couldn’t see it, mine it, or use it.

New Development model – Samuchit evam Santulit Vikas

The focal point of the new development model is comprehensive and well-balanced development that can reverse migration back to the villages and is made possible through the availability of viable choice, prior to returning to repair the city devastated by unjust accumulation. Focusing on the problems of existing cities is only a stop-gap solution. The argument is that in the present mode of development, the countryside has been largely neglected as cities become ‘the exclusive locus of development,’ compelling those in the rural areas to migrate to the city in search of better opportunities.

1. We need self-governed rural and urban districts as the grassroots foundation of a vibrant democracy at a national level. The last several decades of rapacious exploitation of rural areas has forced people to migrate to the cities in search of means of livelihood and sustenance.

To reverse this bizarre situation, we need a sustained national campaign to check food inflation on one hand and to allow farmers to get full value of their produce – grains, fruits, vegetables, milk, etc. With increasing costs and risk, the realization for farmers should be 3 to 4 times more the current procurement prices in a fair and efficient system.

2. The new prosperity and well-being of the rural areas as well as well-balanced regional development will once again attract people to return to the small towns and villages. At the same time, we need to revive traditional education and value systems in a modern idiom to balance people’s need and aspirations.

3. City districts must revise their future development plans based on the new population. In a new approach, the urban limits of any district shall not exceed a diameter of 3 to 4 kilometers. Every such urban district should have 2 to 3 kilometers of grassland and farmland for growing fruits and vegetables and for cows to graze. Mega-cities can be carved out as a cluster of several such urban districts.

4. Each rural or urban district should be driven by solar energy and other renewable energy sources and should wean away its dependence on coal and oil based electric power as far as possible. Conserving forest and water resources will strengthen balanced and prudent development.

5. Each Gram rural and urban district’s should follow a “horses for courses” transport system that allows only non-polluting, silent, light and people-friendly Neighborhood Electric Vehicles – 12-seater vans and rickshaws, walking and cycle for internal transport and motor vehicles that move from hub to hub at faster speeds, high occupancy and only proficient motor-vehicle drivers where they are less polluting and better suited.

6. With better balanced population of urban districts, the generation of garbage and sewage will be far more manageable. In a new spirit with greater engagement of citizens in community governance, garbage and sewage can be segregated by which organic residues within homes can be composted and grey water can be harvested. Modern technology are used to produce energy from other residues.

7. These will create a positive spiral of localisation of  education and livelihood of most people in the rural or urban districts as well as emergence of world class centre of excellence in arts, music, literature, sports and in social and physical sciences.

8. A positive and healthy competition among rural and urban districts will be promoted with awards and honors and new festivities to celebrate them

9. This will pave the way for the emergence of India as a world cultural and economic power and as a role model for other countries around the world.

हिन्दू पहचान और विश्वगुरु भारत अभियान : भाग १

चंद्र विकाश
सचेतक – गौ विश्व संसद GAIA Earth Sansad
http://www.gaiasansad.org
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कौन है हिन्दु?

‘हिन्दू’ शब्द की परिभाषा क्या है, इस पर जितने विद्वान् हैं उतने मत हैं. प्रचलन से ऐसा माना जाता है कि सनातन धर्म के किसी ग्रन्थ में हिन्दू शब्द कहीं नहीं आया. आम तौर से अक्सर पढ़े लिखे लोग भी यह कहते नज़र आते हैं कि मुसलमान जब इस देश में बाहर से आये तो उन्होंने ;सिंधु’ को ‘हिन्दु’ कर दिया क्योंकि उनकी भाषा में ‘स’ को ‘ह’ से बदल दिया जाता था जैसे सप्ताह को हफ्ता कहते थे. उन लोगों ने सिंधु नदी के इस पार के लोगों को हिन्दु कहना शुरू क्रर दिया और देश को हिंदुस्तान नाम दिया. इस बहुचर्चित व्याख्या के आधार बहुत कमज़ोर हैं. सप्ताह को हफ्ता फ़ारसी भाषा में कहते हैं लेकिन समुद्र को हमुद्र नहीं कहते हैं. सोमनाथ मंदिर पर आक्रमण करने वालों ने उसे होमनाथ नहीं कहा. सत्य को फ़ारसी में ‘हत्य’ नहीं, ‘सच’कहते हैं. वर्तमान पाकिस्तानी क्षेत्र में पड़ने वाला सिंध क्षेत्र आज भी वहाँ सिंध ही कहलाता है, हिन्द नहीं.

फिर किसे हिन्दू कहना उचित है? कुछ ने इसे धर्मवाचक शब्द कहा. परन्तु हम देखते हैं कि शुद्ध एकेश्वरवादी भी हिन्दू होते हैं, करोड़ों देवी-देवताओं में आस्था रखने वाले भी हिन्दू हैं. कई नास्तिक भी हिन्दु कहलाते हैं जो ईश्वर को सिरे से मानते ही नहीं. वेद के मानने वाले भी हिन्दू हैं और उनका तिरस्कार करने वाले भी हिन्दू हैं, जिन्हें चार्वाकी (चारु वाकी यानी मीठा बोलने वाला) कहा जाता है. बहुत से हिन्दु गीता को पवित्र ग्रन्थ मानते हैं वहीँ ब्रह्माकुमारी मत के अनुयायी जो लोक प्रचलित गीता को मनगढंत मानते हैं और बाबा लेखराज के शब्दों को गीता कहते हैं, वे भी हिन्दू कहलाते हैं. ब्रह्मकुमारी, निरंकारी मंडल, लिंगायत और आर्य समाज (जिनमें से कई हिन्दू शब्द को तिरस्कृत मानते हैं) की मान्यताएं परस्पर बिलकुल ही भिन्न होने के बावजूद इन सभी के अनुयायी हिन्दू कहलाते हैं. सैंकड़ो हज़ारों मतों की भिन्न आस्थाओं की मिसाल देकर यह पूर्ण रूप से सिद्ध किया जा सकता है की ‘हिन्दू’ शब्द का किसी विशेष आस्था या धार्मिक मान्यता से कोई सम्बन्ध नहीं है.


हिंदी भाषा हिन्द की
सकळ भाव परिपूर्ण
सार्वभौम पद के लिए
इसमें शाक्ति है सम्पूर्ण।

भाषा शाखा जानिये
संस्कृत है मूल
मूल धुल में रहे सहे तो
शाखा में फल-फूल।

एक विचारधारा यह भी है कि ‘हिन्दू’ धर्म नहीं, जीवन पद्धति है. सुनने में यह चाहे जितना अच्छा लगे, जीवन पद्धति हमारे देश के हर प्रांत के निवासियों की जुदा है. वेगन (जो दूध शहद भी नहीं लेते), जैनी आहारी, शाकाहारी, अन्दःरी, माँसाहारी और गौ मांस तक खाने वाले सभी प्रकार के हिन्दू धरती पर हैं. हिन्दुओं को अंतिम संस्कार में चिता पर भी जलाया जाता है और भूगर्भ में उनकी समाधि भी बनायी जाती है, जल एवं आकाश में भी विसर्जित किया जाता है. हिन्दु नर-नारी, धोती-साडी भी विविध तरीकों से पहनते हैं, पायजामा-कुर्ता, समीज, सलवार, पैंट-शर्ट, शेरवानी, स्कर्ट-ब्लाउज, घूंघट से बिकिनी तक पहनने वाले हिन्दू कहलाते हैं. कुछ भी नहीं पहनने वाले नागा साधु भी हिन्दू हैं. जीवन पद्धति की कोई भी व्याख्या करें, हिन्दुओं की बड़ी संख्या उसके अंतर्गत नहीं आएगी.

बहुत से लोग हिन्दु शब्द को स्थानवाचक मानते हैं. यदि हिन्दुस्तान या भारत में रहने वाले हिन्दू कहलाएं तो न केवल सभी भारतीय मुसलमान, ईसाई व् अन्य मतावलम्बी हिन्दू कहे जाएंगे बल्कि विदेशों में जन्मे हिन्दू, हिन्दू नहीं रहेंगे। इसी तरह से जूलिया रॉबर्ट्स जैसी विदेश की जन्मना ईसाई कैसे हिन्दू हो सकते हैं?

वसुधैव कुटुंबकम्

वर्त्तमान समय में एक परिभाषा यह भी लोकप्रिय हुई कि जिसकी पितृभूमि भी भारत हो और साथ में पुण्य भूमि भी भारत हो, वही हिन्दू कहलायेगा. पितृभूमि होने का अर्थ यह बताया गया कि चाहें वे ६-७ पीढ़ियों से फिजी, मॉरिशस या अन्य देशों में जन्में व् रहते चले आये हों, चाहे उनका भारतीय भाषा व सभ्यता से कोई नाता न रहा हो लेकिन उनके पूर्वज भारत में जन्में हों. पुण्यभूमि का अभिप्राय यह कहा गया कि उनके तीर्थ भारत में हों, न कि मक्के-मदीने में तथा भारत की भूमि के पवित्र होने में उनकी आस्था हो. इस्लामी मान्यता के अनुसार इस्लाम के पहले ईश्दूत का भारतीय होना, इस्लाम का भारतीय मूल का मत मजहब होना सिद्ध करता है. इसके अलावा अंतिम ईश्दूत हज़रात मुहम्मद (स० ) को भारत की और से ज़न्नत की सुगंध आना, निश्चित रूप से भारत को विश्व के सभी मुसलामानों की पुण्य भूमि करार देता है. अब जिन मुसलामानों के पुरखे सदा से ही भारत में जन्मते व रहते आये हों, क्या उन्हें हिन्दू मानने में कोई बाधा है?

यही बात जापानी भाषा में भी भारत के लिए प्रयुक्त शब्द ‘तेनजिकु’ से भी सिद्ध होता मतलब भी स्वर्ग या देवभूमि है. ऐसा ही चीनी भाषा में भी है. अफ़ग़ानिस्तान से जो मुसलमान भारत आये उनसे शताब्दियों पहले से हिन्दू शब्द का अस्तित्व था. ह० मुहम्मद स० के जन्म के पूर्व से ही अरब निवासी हमारी सुन्दर भूमि को ‘हिन्द’ कहते थे. अरब देशों में सुन्दर स्त्रियों का नाम ‘हिंदा’ रखा जाता था. इसका आभास मुझे प्रत्यक्ष हुआ जब विगत वर्षों में मैं संयुक्त राष्ट्र के एक सम्मलेन में अफ़्रीकी देश चाड की एक सुन्दर एवं आकर्षक महिला से मिला जो एक पर्यावरण कार्यकर्ता और भूगोलवेत्ता हैं। उनका नाम हिन्दू ओमारौ इब्राहिम है. ‘हिन्दू’ एसोसिएशन ऑफ प्यूल वीमेन एंड ऑटोचथोनस पीपल्स ऑफ चाड (AFPAT) की समन्वयक हैं।

उल्लेखनीय है कि अरब निवासियों की भाषा अरबी थी फारसी नहीं। फ़ारसी के बारे में तो यह कल्पित किया गया कि उसमें ‘स’ को ‘ह’ से बदल दिया जा है लेकिन अरबी भाषा के बारे में ऐसा नहीं कहा जा सकता. यह भी विचारणीय है की अरब में सिंध और हिन्द दोनों नाम साथ-साथ सिंधु नदी के दोनों तरफ के क्षेत्रों के लिए चले आ रहे थे. अभिप्राय यह है कि ‘हिन्द’ नाम अरबी में पहले से प्रचलित रहा है. दक्षिण भारत की और से आने वाले अरबी मुसलामानों ने इस देश को हिन्द कहा जो बाद में अफगानी मूल के लोगों द्वारा हिन्दुस्तान कहा गया और और अरब व्यापारियों द्वारा सातवीं शताब्दी में हिन्द (भारत) के निवासियों को हिंदी कहा गया. हिन्दू शब्द के मूल में चलने से हम देखते हैं कि यह समस्त मानव जाति की मौलिक पहचान है जिसके केंद्र में भारत यानी हिन्दुस्तान और इंडिआ है.

सनतान धर्म के अनुसार वेदों का आदिग्रन्थ होना और इस्लामी परंपरा के अनुसार (जिसमें सनतान धर्म के अरबी भाषा में अनुवाद दीन ए क़य्यूम शब्द का प्रयोग होता है) विश्व के पहले इंसान ह० आदम का वतन भारत होना, इन दोनो से सिद्ध होता है कि मानव जाति का उद्भव भारत की भूमि से हुआ. इसी बात की पुष्टि करते हुए हिन्दू समाज के शीर्षस्थ व्यास पीठ गोवर्धन मठ पुरी के वर्तमान जगतगुरु शंकराचार्य स्वामी निश्चलानंद सरस्वती कहते हैं कि हिन्दू समस्त मानव जाति के पूर्वज हैं क्योंकि मानव जाति की उत्पत्ति भारत से ही हुयी है. उनका मानना है की सनातन धर्म का पालन करने वाले हिन्दुओं ने ही अलग अलग देश-काल में अनेक मतों, पंथ, सम्प्रदायों, मजहब, रिलिजन की स्थापना की है जो सभी वट वृक्ष रूपी सनातन धर्म की विभिन्न शाखाएं हैं अथवा मौलिक रूप से एक ही हैं. उनकी मान्यताओं के अनुसार हिन्दू एक मौलिक भारतीय शब्द है जिसमें दो शब्दों हि यानी माया एवं इंदु यानी मन के अधिदैव चंद्र की संधि है. स्वामी निश्चलानंद सरस्वती जी प्राचीन भारतीय ग्रंथों से हिन्दू शब्द के कई अन्य उल्लेख भी देते हैं।

हिंदु = इंडियन = मूलनिवासी

इसी तरह गौर करें तो इंडियन शब्द जो स्पष्टतः हिन्दू शब्द का अंग्रेजी अनुवाद है, दुनिया भर के मूलनिवासी समुदाय के लिए उपयुक्त होता है जिन्हें हम आदिवासी, स्वदेशी या इंडिजेनस भी कहते हैं. विडम्बना ये है कि संयुक्त राष्ट्र के अनुसार सिर्फ दुनिया के लगभग 7.8 अरब की आबादी में से सिर्फ 37 करोड़ लोग ही मूल निवासी हैं. यानी की अधिकाँश लगभग 7.4 अरब लोग गैर मूलनिवासी है जो एक भारी विसंगति है जिससे अनेक समस्याएं उत्पन्न होती हैं. वहीँ संयुक्त राष्ट्र कहता है कि धरती का पर्यावरण संतुलन को बनाये रखने और पिछले एक सदी में इसके भारी क्षति से मानव जाती को विलुप्त होने से बचाने के लिए, समस्त मानव जाति को मूलनिवासिओं की जीवन पद्धति अपनानी होगी. इस शोध पत्र के तथ्यों एवं तर्कों के अनुसार समस्त मानव जाती ही मूलनिवासी है एवं वे विश्व में जहां भी हैं उन्हें स्थानीय तौर पर उस क्षेत्र विशेष की मूलनिवासी संस्कृति एवं जीवन पद्धति अपनानी चाहिए तथा वैश्विक स्तर पर उन्हें अपनी मौलिक हिन्दू संस्कृति एवं जीवन पद्धति को अपनाना चाहिए. वैश्विक हिन्दू संस्कृति एवं जीवन पद्धति के बारे में इस स्पष्टता के अभाव में हम यूरो-पाश्चात्य universalism की संकीर्ण एवं अलगाववादी विचारधारा के चपेट में फंस गए जिससे कुछ समय के लिए तो कुछ लोगों को अवश्य ही विशेष लाभ मिला, करोड़ों अन्य लोगो को असंभव लेकिन झांसा देने में कारगर सब्ज़बाग़ दिखाए गए, लेकिन अब अधिकांश मानव जाति के लिए इसके दीर्घकालीन विनाशकारी परिणाम अब दो-तीन सदियों में ही हमारे बिलकुल सामने हैं. अपितु, कई लोगों का मानना है कि अब तक बहुत देर हो चुकी है. उनका मानना है कि मानव जाति के इक्के-दुक्के छोड़कर समूल विनाश से बच पाना असंभव है. यह बुरे दिन आज हमें नहीं देखने पड़ते यदि आज से १४ साल पहले के इस महत्वपूर्ण घोषणा पत्र पर सजगता और जिम्मेवारी से अमल किया जाता.

आज से ठीक लगभग १४ साल पहले १३ सितम्बर २००७ में संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा द्वारा पारित मूलनिवासी अधिकार घोषणा पत्र को गौर से देखें तो वह भी इस बात का समर्थन करता है की सभी मूल निवासिओं, यानी वैश्विक स्तर पर समस्त मानव जाति को अपने हिन्दु मूल से जनित सभी स्थानीय लोक एवं शास्त्रीय संस्कृति, सभ्यता, शिक्षा व्यवस्था, न्याय व्यवस्था, अर्थ व्यवस्था एवं राजनीतिक व्यवस्थाओं के संरक्षण एवं संवर्धन का उनको पूर्ण अधिकार है. लेकिन वर्तमान संयुक्त राष्ट्र की ‘अमानवीय’ व्यवस्था इस घोषणा पत्र में चिन्हित अधिकारों को १४ वर्ष के अंतराल में भी क्रियान्वित करने में असक्षम रही है.और न ही उन्होंने ऐसा कोई इरादा व्यक्त किया है. मतलब ये कि इस महत्वपूर्ण अभियान को चुपके से ठन्डे बस्ते में डाल दिया गया है.

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