New Delhi, June 5: The two-day Polit Bureau meeting of CPI(M) , began on Saturday, June 5 morning . The meeting was attended by CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karat, M.K. Pandhe, Manik Sarkar among others.
The main agenda of the meeting will be to discuss the preparations for the extended Central Committee meeting to be held in Vijayawada in August 2010
“We will be discussing the preparations for the extended CC Meeting," Mr. Pandhe told reporters before the meeting.
He also said the meeting will have a initial discussion on the West Bengal civic poll results.
“The State committee has not yet discussed the matter. We will have a detailed discussion on it later. However, we will have a preliminary discussion here," he said.
However, the meeting will not be attended by West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya and State Industries Minister Nirupam Sen, both members of the Polit Bureau.
Moreover, amid reports that Buddhadeb Bhattacharya has offered to quit following the Left Front"s drubbing in the civic poll, CPI(M) state Secretary Biman Bose said there was no question of the West Bengal Chief Minister stepping down from his post.