Kolkata, Oct 12: The three-day central committee meeting of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) will begin here on Sunday, Oct 12 to discuss strategy for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. Issues like the financial crisis blowing across the world, the UPA govt's 'failure' to get its act together in curbing terrorism and rising attacks on the churches in Orissa and Karnataka are also likely to figure during the meeting.
The UPA policies on economic front including the rise in the prices of essential commodities during its regime will also come up for discussions. The central committee will also finalise a document on the demands for restructuring Centre-state relations. On Saturday, Oct 11 top CPI (M) and CPI leaders discussed the similar issues in New Delhi.
CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karat met his CPI counterpart A B Bardhan and his party colleagues D Raja, S Sudhakar Reddy and Atul Kumar Anjaan.