Dangers of PKI ideology for Indonesian generation
UNIDA GONTOR – The last Monday, 1 October 2018, Indonesians commemorate annual Hari Kesaktian Pancasila (Sacred Pancasila Day) and also the coup d’etat of the Indonesian Communist Party (Partai Komunis Indonesia, PKI) known as G30SPKI. UNIDA GONTOR. At UNIDA Gontor, students regiment of 884 Unit held a National Seminar under the theme “Actualization of Pancasila Values to Fortify Students from the Dangers of Communism“.
The seminar was held at CIOS Hall and attended by 164 participants consisted of 110 UNIDA students, 50 UNIDA students regiment, and 4 invited guests from students regiment of the Madiun State Polytechnic.
The keynote speaker of the seminar was AIPTU Toni Girindra, S.Sos who serves as Head of BINKAMMAS as well as Head of BINMAS of Ponorogo Police Station. Serving as the moderator was Kenda Azhari, one of UNIDA student regiment member.
AIPTU Toni explained radicalism and the role of Pancasila in fortifying the seeds of PKI. In his presentation, he explained the history and information about PKI which was told directly by his parents. At that time, PKI was truly a prohibited party. AIPTU Toni gave an example of doctrine sounded by PKI, “Son, if you try asking for candy to God, can’t He give it to you directly? Yet, if you try asking for it to PKI, then PKI immediately gives it. So, who actually can give you the candy you are asking for? The answer is PKI.”
At the end of the seminar, the participants seemed to be excited at the discussion session. Therefore, it is expected that our generation could have strong belief and faith to be immune to misleading ideologies contrary to God’s right path. [Agus W./Ed. Iqbal / Trans. Eka / Ed. Nurrahma]