Kolkata-The resolution of the CPI(M) to not ship any consultant to the coordination committee of the Opposition INDIA bloc has posed a query as as to whether the Left has despatched a refined message to the Congress, the nation’s oldest nationwide social gathering.
The CPI(M)’s resolution was clearly prompted by its disinclination to share the dais with Trinamool Congress’ nationwide General Secretary Abhishek Baneree, in opposition to whom the social gathering is holding common protest demonstrations in West Bengal over the varied monetary scams within the state.
However, the social gathering management has camouflaged that precise motive with the argument that “organisational structures” will not be essential to take the method of Opposition unity ahead.
Political observers really feel that by this resolution of not sending any consultant to the coordination committee, the CPI(M) management has additionally given a refined message to Congress’ central management.
“The message is loud and clear, which is whether the Congress will continue with its trust on the proven friendship and backing of Indian Communists since the days of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on issues like bank and coal-mine nationalisation, or will it shift its focus to a party which was formed in West Bengal in January 1998 by breaking away from the Congress, ” mentioned a city-based political analyst.
A senior central committee member of the CPI(M), on situation of anonymity, mentioned that the social gathering management is eagerly ready to see how the central management of the Congress reacts to the choice of CPI(M) to not ship any consultant to the INDIA bloc coordination committee.
“Congress’ response will give us a sign as to how a lot long-rope they’ll enable Trinamool Congress within the INDIA bloc. Now what shall be their ultimate stand on this situation is completely the choice of Congress’ central management and we actually wouldn’t have any enterprise in influencing that.
“But at the same time, it is expected that the central leadership of the country’s oldest national party should do some introspection of the fact that Trinamool Congress is continuing with its attempts to weaken the Congress, not just in West Bengal but also in states like Meghalaya, ” he mentioned.
In reality, a big part of the Congress management in West Bengal, particularly the one represented by state unit chief and five-time social gathering Lok Sabha MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Calcutta High Court advocate Kaustav Bagchi, is tirelessly opposing any try by the social gathering’s central management to offer a protracted rope to the Trinamool Congress.
Both have urged the central management to chorus from backing these concerned in corruption.
Political observers consider that for each CPI(M) in addition to for the state management of the Congress, the survival choice is hard-core opposition to Trinamool Congress.
“Whatever assist base each the CPI(M) and the Congress proceed to have in West Bengal amongst their devoted voters is as a result of these loyalist voters are anti-Trinamool, somewhat than being anti-BJP.
“So, within the occasion of any understanding with the Trinamool, covert or overt, the essential considered these voters which have saved them loyal to Congress or CPI(M) will get a blow.
“In such a situation, there is a possibility that one section of these loyalist voters might shift to BJP, while the more dyed-in-the wool section, who are also against the BJP, will either refrain from going to the polling stations on the polling day or press the NOTA button, ” mentioned a senior political observer.
Meanwhile, CPI(M)’s resolution to not ship any consultant to the INDIA bloc’s coordination committee has created some inconvenience for it as a constituent of the Left Front.
While the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) has backed the choice of CPI(M), the CPI has opposed it on grounds that whereas any understanding with the Trinamool is out of query, that situation can’t be equated with that of getting a consultant within the INDIA bloc coordination committee.
The CPI management has claimed that state-specific and nationwide points can’t be considered in the identical parlance.