Patna: Left parties CPI, CPI-M and
CPI-ML (Liberation) today formally decided to contest 200 of
the 243 assembly seats in alliance in Bihar where elections
are likely to take place in October-November 2010.
"The three Left parties have firmed up an alliance and
decided to contest from 200 of the 243 assembly seats in
Bihar," state CPI-M secretary V K Thakur said here.
State CPI secretary Badrinarain Lal, his CPI
counterpart Badrinarain Lal and CPI-ML leaders N K Prasad and
Santosh Sahar attended the meeting, he said.
"We have decided to identify the seats to be allotted
to each of the left allies within next ten days to facilitate
announcement of candidates," Thakur said.