CPM & Congress have agreed on Tripura pre-poll pact: Yechury | India News

NEW DELHI: CPM Secretary General Sitaram love said on Wednesday that the party had agreed to form a coalition ahead of the polls with Congress for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Tripura. The alliance is likely to be jointly announced by Congress and the CPM by the end of the week. congressional leader Mukul Wasniksenior observer for Three chambers polls and Yechury is in Agartala, where the head of CPM makes the announcement.
Yechury said a seat-sharing formula would be developed on the basis of “fundamental facts” and would keep in mind that “the broadest mobilization of secular forces” aimed at defeating the BJP. He added that the CPM state committee supports the tribal TIPRA Motha party — do Royal Tripura descendant of the family and Congress rebel Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarman — part of a pre-election coalition. State elections will take place in February.
“We consider the upcoming polls very important not only for Tripura but also for democracy, the rule of law and the Constitution. They are very important in the context of the Northeast, India, development and national politics,” Yechury said.
He said, CPM believes that the BJP must stop forming the next government in Tripura and that the priority of the Left is to give people a better life and to maintain a balance between different sections of the population in accordance with common goal of both Congress and TIPRA motha.
While Congress backed a coalition ahead of the poll with the Left, TIPRA Motha, which is also being attracted by the BJP because of its detained tribal election bank, has so far not declared its coalition priorities. themselves, maintaining the requirement to establish ‘Greater Tipraland”.
When asked if the CPM would support Greater Tipraland, Yechury said, “In defense of secularism, we will unite with all forces that are ready to move forward in defense of secularism.”
CPM Secretary of State Jitendra Chowdhury said TIPRA Motha’s request is within the constitutional framework. “We had a dialogue with them. We are looking for a respectable understanding to free the people of Tripura from the yoke of terror.”


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