india-news

Non-Congress secular parties coming together: Prakash Karat

Kochi, Jan 11 : A policy of broader cooperation, coupled with loose coordination, to cobble up an alliance of non-Congress secular parties ahead of the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls is what the Left hopes for, CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat said here Saturday.


Karat spelt out the strategy of his Communist Party of India-Marxist, as well as of the Left, at this Kerala city Saturday while addressing reporters.

"The Congress and its allies are incapable of containing Narendra Modi and the BJP. This can be done only by a non-Congress secular combination of forces and on Oct 30 last year, 14 political parties came together on a platform in Delhi. In three weeks, a broad framework will be ready," Karat said.

He pointed out that in 1989, with V.P.Singh at the helm, and in 1996, when H.D. Deva Gowda became prime minister, the alliance was formed after the elections.

"What we are trying this time is that in three weeks, an electoral alliance will be formed. We are working on broader cooperation and loose coordination, so that after the elections, we will be able to come together quickly to keep the BJP out. The Congress is fighting for its survival, and is in no position to form a government," Karat said.

--IANS (Posted on 11-01-2014)

india-news headlines

Jaitley's hands equally stained with blood of '84 riot victims: Sarna

There is Modi wave and no AAP wave : Sukhbir

Modi, JP share common vision for economic growth

No one can stop NDA and Modi's wave : TDP chief Naidu

BJP has no action plan to tackle problem of corruption: Rahul

India, Bhutan sign for four more joint ventures in hydropower

Shazia Ilmi clip: AAP says it does not believe in this kind of politics

Cong slams BJP, Modi for baseless allegations against members of Gandhi family

Two-day FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum to begin in Florida from Apr

Shazia Ilmi defends her utterances on Muslims

Jammu and Kashmir attacks: 25 sarpanches resign publicly

Modi not secular like Vajpayee: Farooq Abdullah

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top