CPI national secretary D Raja reacted to the statement made by VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi on Tuesday that called for Muslim-free India.
The statement sparked a row in the ruling LDF, with the CPI, the second largest partner in the front, saying that the “right-wing development agenda” was not acceptable to those who believed in Marxist ideology.
CPI leader says the “understanding” between Left Front and Congress had raised expectations, but failed to dethrone Trinamool.
While Kanhaiya has been slapped with a penalty of Rs 10,000 on grounds of “indiscipline and misconduct”, Umar, Anirban and Kashmiri student Mujeeb Gatoo have been rusticated for varied durations.
Two of the 15 candidates would be fielded in Koundapalayam and Mettupalayam constituencies in Coimbatore.
These leaders belong to three major parties of Left Front — Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP), All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) and Communist Party of India (CPI).
CPI has decided to contest 16 seats in West Bengal, S Reddy said. Assembly polls in West Bengal will be spread over six phases starting from April 4.
“To prove my love for this country, I would have done the same, if my child was taking part in such anti-national protests.”
Asked for the CPI’s independent views on the issue, he said, “Let there be a formal proposal first, then we will take a call on it.”
Latest IIP and CPI data outlines the policy challenges that lie ahead.
Ninety-two-year-old Bardhan passed away on Saturday at the GB Pant Hospital here after prolonged illness.
Retail inflation in pulses and products category has risen after prices of lentils reached as high as Rs 210/kg, while that of spices have witnessed rose 9.2 per cent, it said.
CPI general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said Left parties will hold a convention in Patna on September 7
The central bank continues to misread the situation because it persists in using year-on-year data.
The Veekshanam editorial said being a party that has not degenerated to the level of CPI (M), the CPI should escape from the sinking ship.