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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ‘Congress Mukth Bharat’ was the goal set by the BJP when it got here to energy in 2014 on the Centre. Within the final seven years, the nation witnessed a number of high-profile defections from Congress to BJP and a few of these had been the results of armtwisting ways employed by the ruling get together utilizing the Central investigation businesses to carry unwilling leaders within the reverse camp to its fold.
Although the CPM-led LDF in Kerala has no plan to make the state ‘Congress-Mukth’, latest developments within the Congress and the tactical strikes by the CPM to money in on from these have added power to the speculation that the intention of the CPM is to make sure disintegration of Congress in Kerala and thus set up a perpetual rule within the state. When dissident Congress chief Ok P Anilkumar dropped in on the AKG Centre on Tuesday, three politburo members collectively welcomed him. Flanked by S Ramachandran Pillai and M A Child, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan mentioned the get together prolonged a wholehearted welcome to Anilkumar.
There have been preliminary rumours that Anilkumar was involved with NCP leaders, together with state president P C Chacko and senior chief Lathika Subhash who had joined the get together from Congress, in order that he could be accommodated within the NCP. Nevertheless, talks initiated by Rajya Sabha MP Elamaram Kareem in Kozhikode ensured that Anilkumar would get an lodging within the CPM. When P S Prasanth, who contested as Congress candidate from Nedumangad, was expelled from the get together, CPM district management in Thiruvananthapuram acted good and ensured that Prasanth joined the CPM.
The CPM has determined to chill out advanced procedures for acquiring get together membership for accommodating leaders from the opposition camp. To justify this, the CPM places forth the argument that it needs disgruntled Congress leaders to not be a part of BJP. CPM performing state secretary A Vijayaraghavan instructed reporters in Kochi that in different states, leaders who ditch Congress flock to BJP as each events observe identical insurance policies.
“In Kerala, the CPM has taken a powerful stand in opposition to BJP. The LDF authorities has confirmed that another is feasible,” he mentioned. Political observer Dr Azad mentioned it was unimaginable to digest the logic behind somebody leaving Congress after 43 years to affix the ideologically-opposite CPM. “It raises extra questions on his dedication to politics that he practised all these years. Will he have the identical dedication within the new get together too?” Azad instructed TNIE.