On ECs stand on Kerala RS Elections

April 01, 2021

Press Release

As a follow up to the earlier letter on March 25 and the subsequent meeting with the ECI on March 26, Nilotpal Basu, Polit Bureau member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) wrote to the Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India on the latest developments regarding the conduct of the Rajya Sabha elections from Kerala.

We are releasing the text of the letter for publication.

For CPI(M) Central Committee office

C.C. Communique

n Kerala, the Party will continue to contest elections as part of the LDF. In Tamilnadu, the CPI(M) will contest the elections as part of the DMK led alliance. In Assam, the CPI(M) will contest the elections in cooperation with all secular opposition parties including the Congress to defeat the incumbent BJP government in the state, which is sharpening communal polarization, destabilizing social harmony and heaping miseries on the people. In West Bengal, the CPI(M) and the Left Front will have an electoral understanding with all secular parties, including the Congress, which seek to defeat the BJP and the TMC.