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Episode 238 February 11, 2019

Are the CPM and Congress going to tie-up in West Bengal?

The Congress and CPM-led Left Front on Saturday appeared to be heading for a tactical understanding in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha elections.The state leadership of both the Congress and CPM has been pushing for a tie-up, but the central leaders were ambivalent. Is the prospective alliance only based on anti-BJP sentiment? How is this complicated by the Congress and CPM rivalry in Kerala and how will seat sharing take place? Senior assistant editor Manoj CG, who covers the Congress for Indian Express joins us to explain.

Are the CPM and Congress going to tie-up in West Bengal?The Congress and CPM-led Left Front on Saturday appeared to be heading for a tactical understanding in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha elections.The state leadership of both the Congress and CPM has been pushing for a tie-up, but the central leaders were ambivalent. Is the prospective alliance only based on anti-BJP sentiment? How is this complicated by the Congress and CPM rivalry in Kerala and how will seat sharing take place? Senior assistant editor Manoj CG, who covers the Congress for Indian Express joins us to explain.