Marx and Lenin watch Engels wed in southern India’s Kerala

Marx, Lenin and Ho Chi Minh watch their pal Engels tie the knot in Kerala state the place the Communist Party enjoys immense reputation.

Marx, Lenin and Ho Chi Minh gathered in southern India on the weekend to observe their pal Engels tie the knot.

But there wasn’t a German, Russian or Vietnamese in sight as members of the native Communist Party within the state of Kerala attended the marriage at a boutique vacationer vacation spot.

The hammer and sickle emblem stays in vogue throughout Kerala, the place the Communist Party has ruled for a lot of the final six many years, with revolutionary names corresponding to Stalin and Trotsky common.

Engels and Lenin are brothers, whereas Marx and Ho Chi Minh are the sons of an area social gathering activist, in line with the newspaper Mathrubhumi.

All 4 males are lively members of the Communist Party, the report stated, however Marx flew again from the hyper-capitalist Gulf metropolis of Dubai to attend the marriage in Athirappilly.

India leaned extra in direction of the Soviet Union in the course of the Cold War, and Russian monikers together with even Pravda – the title of the us’s state newspaper – should not exceptional, notably within the south.

Tamil Nadu state’s present chief minister is M Ok Stalin, named by his father in honour of the Soviet dictator simply days earlier than he died in Russia.

A marriage in that state in June noticed Socialism married off in entrance of brothers Communism, Leninism and Marxism.

His bride was P Mamata Banerjee, named by her grandfather for a firebrand left-wing politician in West Bengal, who mockingly ended many years of communist rule within the state again in 2011.