Congress in Kerala questions CPI (M) 's silence over JD(S) entry in NDA

Updated: Sep 26 2023 6:59PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (PTI) The Congress on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala for keeping the H D Deve Gowda-led Janata Dal (Secular) still in its fold even days after the Karnataka-based party entered into an alliance with the BJP-led NDA.

Questioning the secular credentials of the CPI (M), the Congress sought to know why JD(S) was not ousted from the Pinarayi Vijayan-led government in the state and alleged that it was the proof for the Left party's Sangh Parivar mindset.

If the CPI(M) had any sincerity in its anti-Sangh Parivar stand, it would have either expelled the JD(S) from the Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the cabinet or asked them to stay away until it severed ties with the saffron party, the grand-old party said.