New Delhi: The CPI(M) on Saturday congratulated
the people of Egypt for their "brilliant success" in ousting
"despotic ruler" Hosni Mubarak and said emergency should now
be lifted and free and fair elections held soon.
In a statement, the party`s Politburo expressed hope that
"the people`s aspirations for a just and democratic order, for
constitutional changes, lifting of emergency and establishment
of a government through free and fair elections will be met
The CPI(M) greeted the Egyptian people, especially the
youth, for "the brilliant success of their historic 18-day
struggle against the despotic ruler Hosni Mubarak, which
finally forced him to quit office".