BISHNUPUR, December 26: The CPI Bishnupur District, under the auspices of the CPI Manipur State Council, celebrated the 97th CPI Founding Day on Sunday at Open Bhavan, Bishnupur Khwairakpam.
In attendance were CPI National Executive Member Dr M Nara; CPI Secretary of State L Sotinkumar; Co-secretary of CPI Manipur, M Joykumar; member secretary, A Lala; assistant secretary, Kh Surchand; CPI Bishnupur District Council Secretary K Bimol; CPI aspiring candidate of Kakching AC, Y Roma and veteran member of CPI, P Birchandra as members of the presidium.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr M Nara expressed his hope of forming a non-BJP-led government in the state following the 12th election of the Manipur Assembly.
He mentioned that there had so far been no discussion of a pre-ballot alliance for the upcoming Assembly elections.
Insisting on the need to update the electoral system, Dr M Nara said that it will be impossible to elect the right representative if the same electoral system which is a colonial legacy of the British is followed.
He reiterated the position of CPI to work for the upliftment of the people.
Dr M Nara further said that only two CPI candidates for Khurai AC and Kakching AC have been confirmed while adding preparations to announce other candidates for the next Assembly election.