Left Front chairman Biman Bose, who led a Left delegation to a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday, today denied reports that Banerjee had asked them to guard their "own house" in the face of continued desertion of Left cadres to the BJP.
Amidst a strong demand within the party for leadership change in the wake of its electoral rout, CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat on Tuesday said the questions raised over the party`s political line will be discussed in its next Central Committee meeting.
Apparently ruling out change in leadership following its disastrous performance in the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, the CPI(M) today said that those who criticised it outside the party platform, should remain out.
Claiming it would be "disastrous" for the country if BJP leader Narendra Modi becomes the prime minister, CPI-M politburo member Biman Bose on Thursday said the issue of any post-poll tie-up with any party would be discussed only after the declaration of results.
In the wake of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refusing to comply with the Election Commission`s order of transferring few officials of her state, the opposition accused her defying the constitution and creating a constitutional crisis.
The Left Front has chalked out an agitation programme against the Mamata Banerjee government`s alleged attempt to take away democratic rights in the state and its handling of the multi-crore Saradha group ponzi scam issue.
Left Front chairman Biman Bose on Saturday demanded a CBI probe into the multi-crore Saradha Group ponzy scam and claimed that several names other than that of its chairman Sudipta Sen had cropped up in connection with it.
On the eve of the UPA completing four years in office, the Left Front Tuesday accused the regime of having failed to frame pro-people policies and instead favouring the "khaas aadmi" (special interests).