Country voted for Congress : CPI-M

May 16th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The CPI-M, shocked and disappointed by the poll results, accepted its defeat on Saturday admitting that the people of the country had voted for the Congress.

Addressing a press conference here, CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat said the CPI-M and the other Left parties have suffered a major setback in the election.

Karat said there is an urgent requirement for the CPM to review its poor performance.

He informed that a review meeting over the unexpected results and decide the future course of action would be held on May 18.

Karat said the CPI-M would continue to champion secularism and fight for its policies.

Left bastions, Kerala and West Bengal, seem to have moved away to the Congress. (ANI)

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