Kanhaiya Kumar will not leave CPI : Rajendran

Thiruvananthapuram, CPI leader and former JNU Students Union President Kanhaiya Kumar will not leave the party though a section of media is propagating false news in this regard, CPI Kerala Unit Secretary Kanam Rajendran said.

“Earlier also there were reports that CPI National Executive member Kanhaiya Kumar will join the Congress party. 

Such false news are being propagated in an organised manner by a section of media,” Mr Rajendran told newspersons here.

“Whenever there is a National Executive Meeting of the party, such news are appeared in the media. It also happened during the previous National Executive meeting,” he pointed out.

“Such baseless news are coming up in the wake of Kanhaiya Kumar’s meeting with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. 

This is not the first time that Kanhaiya Kumar discussing National issues with Mr Gandhi. There is nothing unnatural in it,” he clarified.

“What is wrong in discussing issues facing by the country with the former Congress President. The false propaganda will not weaken Kanhaiya Kumar or the CPI,” Mr Rajendran said.

The CPI state secretary alleged that though the photos of Kanhaiya Kumar attending the National Executive Meeting and arriving at party headquarters ‘Ajoy Bhavan’ in New Delhi were shared in social media, it have been conveniently ignored by those propagating false information.

Mr Kumar, who is consistently fighting against Sangh Parivar threats, is a young leader and firmly rooted in communist ideals, he added.

(EW correspondent)