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Let politburo speak on Kodiyari's son's case, says CPI-M's Bengal unit

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Contrary to the stand taken so far by CPI-M's unit, the party's unit has demanded a statement from the party politburo on a financial dealings involving State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son.

The Communist Party of India-Marxist's Bengal unit also wants a politburo statement after came under fire at the Thiruvananthapuram district committee meeting here last week.

At the two-day meeting early this week, the demand for politburo statement on the two issues was raised since "these had dented the party image at the national level".

The unit was not in favour of giving Yechury a third term in the upper house of Parliament.

The unit also voted at the meeting in Kolkata to oppose Yechury's support for CPI-M tie-up with the to fight the

Things heated up within the party when Kodiyeri's elder son Binoy Balakrishnan's financial dealings in came under public scrutiny after an Arab accused Binoy of owing him money.

The CPI-M's unit, during its meeting here last month, dismissed Binoy's issue as a "business deal between two businessmen".

Now, all eyes are set on meeting here next week, called to discuss an upcoming party conference in later this month.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 15:52 IST
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