AISA, All India Students' Association
is a radical left students' organization, associated with the Communist Party of India Liberation
. Feeling the need to defeat the forces of far right communal
fascism, and conservative neo-liberalism
, and to fulfill the task of building a pan-india radical students' movement so as to not only win the struggle for students' rights, but also to channel the energy of country's youth into the task of nation building on progressive lines, AISA was founded in Allahabad
on 9 August, 1990. It came into existence with the merger of many like minded state-based students' organizations like All Bihar Students' Association, All Bengal Students' Association etc, to form an all-India level students' organization.
Taking up the challenge of defeating the forces of communal fascism in the campuses of North India, AISA contested the students' union elections, and giving a significant blow to the ABVP
(World's largest student organisation & nationalist youth front of india), emeged victorious in the SU elections in prestigious universities of India e.g. Banaras Hindu University
, Jawaharlal Nehru University
, Allahabad University
, Garhwal University etc. Recently in 2007, it swept all four Central Panel posts in the SU elections in Jawaharlal Nehru University. The organization is currently at the forefront of struggle going against the Lyngdog Committee Recommendations, Privatization and Commercialization of Education through different means eg the......