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Alternative agenda needed to defeat BJP’s Hindutva agenda: Yechury


CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Friday that the left-wing parties must present a program before the people, which would be an alternative to the Hindutva agenda of the BJP and the RSS, to defeat the party saffron in the elections.

Yechury, who was speaking here at the party’s internal session, stressed the unity of leftist parties.

We must present an alternative program for the people to confront the BJP and the RSS. Side by side, there must be all-out efforts to organize the broadest force involving secular parties, he said.

Urging left-wing leaders to intensify agitation against the Hindutva agenda and the alleged anti-people policies of the BJP government, Yechury said: We must try to isolate the BJP ideologically, politically, organizationally and culturally to ensure his electoral defeat.

Only left-wing parties can make their voices heard against the Hindutva agenda pushed by the Narendra Modi government, the CPI(M) leader has claimed.

Yechury took a swipe at Congress for allegedly failing to stop the exodus from the party.

Congress leaders quit the party from time to time. No one knows who is coming and who is going, he said sarcastically.

A number of congressional leaders left the party ahead of ongoing legislative elections in five states.

Yechury also hailed farmers for organizing a year-long rally to protest farm laws.

The Modi government had to roll back controversial farm laws due to intense unrest from farmers. His result could be an inspiration to others,” he said.

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