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CPI brings in Kanhaiya Kumar, drops senior leaders

By Oneindia Staff Writer
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Former JNU Students' Union President, Kanhaiya Kumar was elected to the CPI's 125 member party national council. Sudhakar Reddy was re-elected as general secretary for the third time at the party's 23rd Congress in Kollam.

Kanhaiya Kumar

The party, however, dropped senior party leaders C Divakaran, Sathyan Mokeri, C N Chandran and Kamala Sadanandan from the national council.

"I have no godfathers in the party and did not want to get a position in the council with someone's support," a dejected Divakaran said.

Reddy said a Left secular front would be formed to fight the BJP. He said the Modi government was implementing economic policies which are looting the public.

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