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Tripura CPIM Celebrates ‘November Revolution Day’ On Saturday

CPIM Tripura State Committee celebrates November Revolutionary Day on Saturday, November 7. A program was organised at Melarmath Party headquarter. Leadership including Goutam Das, Secretary CPIM Tripura State Committee paid tribute to Lenin. The German Revolution or November Revolution  was a civil conflict in the German Empire at the end of the First World War that resulted in the replacement of the German federal constitutional monarchy  with a democratic parliamentary republic that later became known as the weimar Republic. The revolutionary period lasted from November 1918 until the adoption in August 1919 of the Weimar Constitution. The causes of the revolution were the extreme burdens suffered by the population during the four years of war, the strong impact of the defeat on the German Empire and the social tensions between the general population and the elite of aristocrats and bourgeoisie who held power and had just lost the war. The first acts of revolution were triggered by the policies of the German Supreme Command  of the Army and its lack of coordination with the Naval Command. In the face of defeat, the Naval Command insisted on trying to precipitate a climactic battle with the British Royal Navy  by means of its naval orders of 24 October 1918. The battle never took place. Instead of obeying their orders to begin preparations to fight the British, German sailors led a revolt in the naval ports of Wilhelmshaven on 29 October 1918, followed by the Kiel mutiny in the first days of November. These disturbances spread the spirit of civil unrest across Germany and ultimately led to the proclamation of a republic on 9 November 1918. Shortly thereafter, Emperor Wilhelm II abdicated his throne and fled the country.

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