Communist party faction to merge with CPI-MApril 18th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by admin
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 18 (IANS) A faction of the extreme Left outfit - the Communist Party of India (Marxist Leninist) Red Flag (CPI-ML Red Flag) - has decided to join the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which is heading the ruling Left Democratic Front in the state. Led by K.T. Kunhikkannan, the Red Flag members took this decision at a meeting held here Friday.
Kunhikkannan, former state committee member of CPI-ML Red Flag, and two other leaders were expelled from the party April 3 for anti-party activities. They were accused of trying to take the party close to CPI-M.
Addressing a convention of his followers here Friday, Kunhikkannan said in the present circumstance it was important for them to join the CPI-M, which is leading the Left politics and the working class in the country.
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