By TC News Desk
Agartala: January 11. Opposition CPIM is ready to make a greater unity with other secular parties in a move to defeat BJP and its communal ideology.Addressing a press conference this morning at CPIM state headquarters, national general secretary of CPIM Sitram Yechury said that CPIM is ready to make maximum sacrifices to defeat BJP in Tripura.
“We consider this coming assembly election a very crucial not only for the people of Tripura, for the sake of democracy, for the rule of law and rule of constitution. In the context of Northeast itself the development are taking place and in the larger context in the national politics”, he said.Yechury claimed that going through the experiences of the last five years all the promises that were made by BJP in 2018, not one of them has been fulfilled. “BJP talked about eliminating drug menace in the state but the CM of the state saying Tripura has now become a part of corridor, the 7th pay commission. None of the promises were fulfilled. But they are back to repeating their own efforts to try and sharpen communal polarization”, he said.
He said that to restore the rule of law and democracy in Tripura, it is essential that the BJP must be defeated.“For restoration rule of law and democracy, BJP must be defeated and must not be permitted. That is the principle objective of the CPIM and in order to achieve this objective we discussed in our state committee meeting is our primary focus is to seek the cooperation and unity of all secular forces to ensure defeat of the BJP in the interest of the people of Tripura and in the interest of the rule of the constitution of India and our state leadership will follow this”, Yechury said.
On a query, he said principle forces like TIPRA Motha, Congress to come together for a unity to restore the democracy and rule of law.