However, in every case, the label Progressive always has a virtuous, almost holy connotation but in reality, it is a highly-loaded, political term. Thus, no matter in which context and subject it appears, its underpinnings are always political. To the unsuspecting casual reader, the term, “Progressive Literature” evokes a positive aura, which is why it has managed to subvert the psyches of several generations.
But it is when we read what they mean in practice, the subterfuge becomes crystal clear. Here is Munshi Premchand: