CPM meet to­mor­row is likely to be stormy

The Asian Age - - The Asian Age - SREEPARNA CHAKRABARTY

It will be a stormy cen­tral com­mit­tee meet­ing of the CPI(M) on Satur­day, where the party would thrash out whether the ouster of the BJP govern­ment at the Cen­tre — which is the pri­mary po­lit­i­cal ob­jec­tive in the cur­rent sce­nario — can be done with­out an elec­toral al­liance with other par­ties, pri­mar­ily the Con­gress.

The CPI(M), which is split wide open on this is­sue, with the West Ben­gal fac­tion led by gen­eral sec­re­tary Si­taram Yechury favour­ing such an al­liance and the Ker­ala group led by for­mer chief Prakash Karat against it, has to fi­nalise a draft out­line of a tac­ti­cal-po­lit­i­cal res­o­lu­tion be­fore the party con­gress in April 2018. This doc­u­ment, which will be adopted at the party con­gress, will form the ba­sis of its strat­egy for the 2019 gen­eral elec­tion.

Sources said though the Karat fac­tion was in a ma­jor­ity in both the plit­buro and the cen­tral com­mit­tee, both the view­points would be dis­cussed at

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