Durgapur: Ahead of the Assembly polls
in West Bengal, the ruling CPI(M) on Wednesday said corruption had
crept in among lower ranks of the party and there was no place
in the party for its leaders who have "grown horns on their
"Several CPI-M zonal committee, district committee
leaders and CPI-M MLAs, councillors, panchayat pradhans have
become corrupt. They are also not behaving properly with the
common people," state secretary of CPI(M) Biman Bose said at
the 45th anniversary of party mouthpiece Ganashakti here.
"Many zonal committee secretaries and district
secretaries think they have become very important persons.
They have grown horns on their heads," he said.
"When people come to meet them they say `Do you know
who I am?`" Bose said.
These leaders would be identified and driven out of
the party, he said, adding, "all CPI-M leaders should show
respect to the people".