The 21st Congress of the CPI(M) held between April 14 and 19 2015 at Visakhapatanam, Andhra Pradesh elected a 91 member Central Committee. There are also five special invitees and five permanent invitees to the Central Committee. The Central Committee at its meeting held on April 19, 2015 at the conclusion of the Congress elected a 16 member Polit Bureau. The C.C. also elected Com. Sitaram Yechury as the General Secretary.