Resolution passed for third term for Yechury in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: As Yechury’s second term in Rajya Sabha ends on August 18, most of the state committee members agreed to send Sitaram Yechury to the Upper House for a third term, on the first day of a two-day state committee meeting. A resolution seeking another term for its general secretary Sitaram Yechury has been passed by CPM as a Rajya Sabha MP.

According to The Indian Express, “this was discussed at the meeting and we have decided to send Yechury to Rajya Sabha again,” said a CPM state committee member on condition of anonymity. The Congress has said that they would support Yechury if he is made a member of RS.

However, in a meeting chaired by senior CPM leader Biman Bose, a report was submitted by district committees on the party’s ‘March to Nabanna’, which was held on May 22. CPM’s state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra discussed the report with state committee members.

The state committee meeting is to be conducted today, it was also observed that the party had failed to organise a big rally following the ‘March to Nabanna’ to pressurise the state government.