Congress to meet historic defeat in Lok Sabha elections: Karat

CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karatat an election rally at Ludhiana on Sunday.

Ludhiana, April 20, 2014: CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karat has claimed that there prevailed anti-Congress wave across the country and there were no chances of its returning to power at the Centre.
In an informal interaction with the media persons here on Sunday, he added the ongoing massive anti-Congress wave would ultimately benefit Third Front.
He told that BJP would not be gainer due to anti-Congress wave.
Karat had arrived here to address an election rally in favour of the party candidate for Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat Sukhminder Singh Sekhon.
He told that people were greatly fed-up with Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre. he said the government had broken all previous records of corruption and inflation was on is peak.
karat told that people had made their mind against the Congress this time, therefore, it seemed to be impossible for the Congress to return to power.
To a question, he told that in case they arrived at a situation of forming the government then it would depend upon Congress whether or not to support secular forces.
He told that he did not agree to whatever had been penned about Left Parties in the PM Dr. Manmohan Singh's former Media Advisor Sanjaya Baru's book titled "Accidental Prime Minister".
Meanwhile, addressing the poll rally, he said Congress would meet a historic defeat in Lok Sabha elections.
He added petrol prices had been increased 26 times under the Congress-led UPA government in the last ten years.
Karat said   1.86 lakh farmers had committed suicides during the period.
He said NDA's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was being propagated as "Vikas Purush" whereas actually he was a "puppet" of RSS.
He termed the ruling SAD-BJP government in Punjab as a "corrupt" government.

Date: 
Sunday, April 20, 2014