Third Front not to project any PM candidate: CPI

March 13th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhubaneswar, March 13 (IANS) The Third Front, launched by eight political parties Thursday, will not project any leader as its prime ministerial candidate, the Communist Party of India (CPI) said Friday.
“The Third Front will not project anyone as its prime ministerial candidate,” CPI general secretary A.B. Bardhan told reporters here, adding that the issue will be taken up only after the elections.

Eight political parties launched the Third Front at a jointy rally at Tumkur, Karnataka, Thursday. The Revolutionary Socialist Party and the Forward Bloc, which are constituents of the ruling Left Front in West Bengal, did not join the Third Front launch.

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