Communism no party’s monopoly, says Somnath

February 27th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS  

Somnath ChatterjeeNew Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A day after he laid down office, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Friday asserted that communism was no political party’s “monopoly” and said he continued to be a comrade.
“Communism is no party’s monopoly. I am still a communist,” the veteran politician, who was expelled from the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), told reporters here.

Asked if he was still a comrade, the former speaker laughed and said: “Even you are a comrade.”

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