Prakash Karat said that the party Congress will take a call on it as party constitution only allows secret ballot in case of Central Committee and lower commitee elections.
Hectic lobbying by Prakash Karat, Sitaram Yechury camps ahead of crucial vote to decide CPI (M) political line
Hectic lobbying and last-minute efforts are being made by both Karat and Yechury camp ahead of the crucial voting today on the draft political report.
With hours remaining for a thrilling climax to the ideological fight in CPM between two political lines, Express takes a look at the shrinking ground for the Left.
Former general secretary Prakash Karat made it categorically clear that there cannot and should not be any political understanding with the Congress.
Presenting the draft political tactical line before the delegates, Karat made the majority stance clear, saying an alliance with the Congress - a bourgeois party - is not at all possible.
Left leader suggests worker-farmer alliance, Left democratic front including Congress, to defeat BJP-RSS
All India Kisan Sabha leader d K Krishnaprasad expressed anguish over the tussle between the Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat camps and the lack of unity within the CPI(M).
In what could be termed as a reply to Prakash Karat, who earlier opined the Modi Government is not fascist, Yechury made it clear why the fascistic tendencies need to be fought immediately.
The fall of the Left citadel in Tripura is expected to reignite the debate regarding the possibility of forming a united alliance of Opposition parties, in the CPI-M leadership.