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Cong will take steps to unite secular forces to fight BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Kozhikode 

: Former Chief Minister and senior leader today said his party would take steps to unite all secular forces to fight at the national level.

Speaking at a seminar on 'Indian Politics after the U.P. election,' organised by Muslim Education society here, he said it was the duty of to bring together all like-minded parties to fight the 'divisive policies' of the rule at the centre.

"No point in denying the fact that Modi has won in this race (elections).But the developments in after the polls like selection of Yogi Adityanath, a Hindutva hardliner, as Chief Minister, are a serious cause of concern."

Chandy said installation of governments in and was also worrisome"as they are against democratic precedents".

"The has been defeated in some states in the elections. But it will come back to power as it has done in the past as our party's network across the country is intact", Chandy said.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 22:32 IST