Kanhaiya’s ‘Campaign’ Will Not Affect TMC Prospects: Mamata
Amid speculation that JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya
Kumar would campaign for the Left parties in the five poll-bound states
including West Bengal, Trinamool Congress supremo and chief minister Mamata
Banerjee said on Friday it would “not have any impact” on the
prospect of her party.
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said in Delhi on Friday
that Kumar, as a Left activist, will “campaign” for the Left parties
in the five states where elections are due this year.
West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will go to polls in April and May.
Kumar is a leader of All India Students’ Federation, the students’ wing of CPI. Talks are on about a tie-up between Congress and CPI(M) for the Assembly polls in West Bengal but the two parties are rivals in Kerala which will also go to polls.