The 23nd Congress of the CPI(M) held between April 6th and 10th 2018 at Kannur, Kerala elected a 85 member Central Committee with one seat left vacant. There are also three special invitees and two permanent invitees to the Central Committee. The Central Committee at its meeting held on April 10th, 2022 at the conclusion of the Congress elected a 17 member Polit Bureau. The C.C. also re-elected Com. Sitaram Yechury as the General Secretary.