Kolkata: The CPI today said the government
should initiate a dialogue process with the Maoists and
insurgent groups like ULFA.
"I agree that there should be dialogue," CPI General
Secretary A B Bardhan told reporters here when asked whether
the government should hold talks with the ultras.
"I have already written and issued a statement only a
day earlier that there should be dialogue with ULFA. Else, how
can you end insurgency?" he said.
When asked how dialogue could proceed with Maoists after
the killing of its leader Azad alias Cherukuri Rajkumar, he
said the process did not end with an individual.
On BJP president Nitin Gadkari`s remark that Parliament
attack convict Afzal Guru was the son-in-law of Congress,
Bardhan said, "I do not comment on the statement of any
individual whether I approve or disapprove it. I will not