Thursday, July 16, 2009
Prakash Karat on Elections 2009
"A Communist Party must face many ups and downs in the course of developing the Party and movement. An election reverse should not demoralise us. We should go to the people with the confidence that we can rally them around the Left platform. The people of the country expect the CPI(M), as the biggest contingent of the Left, to steer a course that will provide an alternative to the current ruling order. In order to so, the Party has to strengthen Left unity and gather other secular and democratic forces by drawing them into joint action. A common platform must emerge from which to defend national sovereignty, secularism and fight for alternative economic policies."
Says Prakash Karat in his new article "On the Lok Sabha Election Results: Reviewing the Party’s Performance" published in The Marxist.
Read it here...