August 21, 2017
CPIM Politburo member, Parakash Karat today termed the merger of AIADMK factions as opportunistic, and that BJP was behind it.
The opportunistic decision by the two factions, at the behest of BJP will be rejected by the people of Tamil Nadu, Karat told reporters at the city airport.
Karat was here to participate in a function to launch a Peopple’s Forum, in which leaders of major political parties, like Rajya Sabha MP, Kanimozhi of DMK and Viduthalaih Chiraithagal president, Tirumavalavan and like minded parties following the ideologies of Karl Marx, Ambedkar and Periyar.
Joining hands with communal forces like BJP will be dangerous to AIADMK and also the people of Tamil Nadu and the people of the State will totally reject this opportunism, Karat said.