Staff Reporter

Party to fight for dislodging Congress

KHAMMAM: Thammineni Veerabhadram, who has been re-elected as the CPI(M) central committee member, made it clear here today that the party would not have any electoral understanding with the Congress in the State in the next elections.

Addressing a news conference here he said that the ruling party had fallen short of the expectations of the people on many counts and it had a reversal of its stand on key issues thus forcing the CPI (M) to distance itself from the Congress.

He said that the party would fight for dislodging the Congress party from power in the State in the next election. It may not be so successful in its mission by going it alone.

Poll alliances

The party however cannot take a decision on its future electoral alliances.

The situation was fluid in the State to make any decision on the alliances. He said that the CPI (M) would focus attention on social movements. Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh were topping in organizational growth after left ruled states like West Bengal, Kerala and Tripura.

There was a considerable growth in the membership of Mass organizations of the party.

He said that the party would concentrate on the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers (recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006.

The CPI (M) had fought successfully for amending the act, make the December 13, 2005 as the cut off date for the recognition of the forests rights of the tribes.

He said that the Coimbatore meet of the Party would be a turning point in the politics of the country.

The party district secretary, P. Sudarshan, Buggaveeti Sarala and T.S.Prasad were also present.