`Need to ensure adequate representation of Left at govt in Centre`
Kozhikode: CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Wednesday emphasised the need to ensure adequate representation of Left parties at a government at the Centre to bring in alternative people-friendly policies.
"CPI(M), with the cooperation of 11 other parties, has already issued a joint declaration at Delhi for a strong alternative to BJP and Congress," he said.
Karat was addressing the concluding session of the party`s Kerala Raksha March` led by state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan.
The CPI(M) leader alleged the UPA government has created `a new record` in corruption, corporatisation and perpetrating anti-people policies. "UPA government has institutionalised corruption in the country," he said.
Karat took strong exception to the Centre`s move to bring in five ordinances against corruption `in haste` after the final Lok Sabha session.
Attacking BJP, he alleged it was trying to project itself as an alternative to Congress but was also following right-wing economic policies favouring corporates. "Both BJP and Congress are two sides of the same coin."
The CPI(M) leader termed Congress as a sinking ship and said both Congress and BJP should be defeated at the hustings.
Vijayan exuded confidence that Congress-led United Democratic Front in Kerala would be defeated in coming Lok Sabha polls.
Among those spoke were CPI(M) politbureau members Kodiyeri Balakrishnan and M A Baby.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Admissions 2015: Know India's best ranking Universities
- Yasin Bhatkal calls wife from Hyderabad jail, talks of 'help from Damascus'
- Zee Media Exclusive interview with UPSC topper Ira Singhal's family
- UPSC announces Civil Services Examination 2014 results
- Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Is Corporate Social Responsibility nothing but a marketing gimmick?
- UPSC announces Civil Services Examination 2014 results; women bag top four positions
- Five guerrillas, one soldier killed near LoC
- 3rd Test, Day 2: Sri Lanka rattle Pakistan in decider
- Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal indicates Islamic State will help him get out of jail soon
- Missing UK schoolgirls seen carrying Kalashnikov rifle in ISIS's Raqqa?