Press Statement

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) met in New Delhi on May 13, 2006. It took stock of the assembly election results in West Bengal, Kerala, Assam, Tamilnadu and Pondicherry.

The Polit Bureau approved the proposal of the West Bengal state secretariat of the Party to have Buddhadeb Bhattacharya to head the council of ministers in West Bengal.

The Polit Bureau discussed about the leader of the council of ministers in Kerala and formulated a proposal. The Kerala state committee of the Party will meet on May 15 to discuss the issue and take a final decision.
The Polit Bureau decided to meet on May 27 and 28 at Kolkata to discuss the overall political situation and to prepare a report for the Central Committee. The Central Committee will meet on June 8, 9 and 10 at Hyderabad.