The Left parties have issued the following statement:
The Left parties categorically reiterate that the nuclear deal with the United States is against the interests of India. Those who advocate the deal should know that India is capable of developing nuclear energy primarily on a self-reliant basis. We need not surrender our vital interests to America on this plea.
Prakash Karat, General Secretary, CPI(M) A.B. Bardhan, General Secretary, CPI
Abani Roy, Secretary, RSP Debabrata Biswas, General Secretary, AIFB