Marxist Co-ordination Committee

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Marxist Coordination Committee is a political party in Jharkhand, India. MCC is based in the coal mining region of Dhanbad.

Janwadi Kisan Sangram Samiti (Democratic Peasants Struggle Association) was formed after local communist leader A. K. Roy had been expelled from Communist Party of India (Marxist). JKSS later converted into MCC. MCC is still led by A. K. Roy, who has been elected MP three times.

A. K. Roy was active in the Jharkhand movement and co-founder of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha. As Jharkhand Mukti Morcha developed into a political party, the relations soared.

In 1980, A. K. Roy then MP and K.S. Chatterjee a Member of Bihar Legislative Assembly were arrested under the National Security Act. In total Roy has been jailed four times.

K.S.Chatterjee was elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly twice as an Independent candidate. He joined the Indian National Congress and won in 1985 on a Congress ticket. He is a prominent Trade Union Leader in the Dhanbad region and is the President of Bihar Pradesh Colliery Mazdoor Congress.

In 1998 the only Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly of MCC, Gurudas Chatterjee was murdered by the coal mafia. Chatterjee's son Arup Chatterjee took over his mandate after a by-poll.[citation needed]

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