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CPI extends unconditional support to Manpreet Badal

punjab Updated: Mar 23, 2014 15:20 IST
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This parliamentary seat will be an exception in the country where Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Congress will be campaigning for the same candidate as the CPI extended to support PPP chief Manpreet Singh Badal unconditionally. The PPP founder has been contesting with the support of the Congress to give a tough fight to SAD candidate Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

We will continue to support PPP chief even if he continue sets the poll on Congress symbol, says CPI leader JS JOGA

“We have extended unconditional support to Manpreet Singh Badal. We will contest all the seats in Punjab except Bathinda. Here we will campaign for Manpreet,” said Dr Joginder Dayal, member of the Central Executive Committee CPI.

He maintained that CPI would continue its support to Manpreet even if decided to contest on Congress election symbol. “Our prime motive is to defeat Harsimrat Kaur Badal from the seat. It is a must to give a big jolt to Badals, who are on rampage to loot the state. The state will be ruined if Badals remained successful in pursuing their dictatorship,” said CPI leader Joginder Singh Joga.

He said there is no alliance with the Congress and support is solely for Manpreet. Joga also said that CPI leaders will actively campaign for Manpreet in Bathinda.

When asked about the future of the Sanjha Morcha, Deyal claimed that Sanjha Morcha still existed and will survive even after parliamentary elections are over.

Meanwhile, another Sanjha Morcha partner SAD (Longowal) has also extended support to Congress on all the seats in the state.