Congress, Left to hold joint rally in Kolkata on Nov 23text_fields
Kolkata : Communist Party of India( Marxist) CPI-M and West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC) will jointly take out a protest rally in Kolkata .
The state leaders of both the parties met here on Tuesday to take the decision to protest, on November 23, against the " anti-people" policies of the Centre .
Their joint move could go beyond protests forming a third alternative in the upcoming Assembly polls in 2021, a report says quoting party insiders.
"Both the parties met to prepare the roadmap for the coming Assembly polls," sources said.
The meeting was attended by senior CPI-M leader Biman Bose, Surya Kanta Mishra, Manoj Bhattacharya, WBPCC President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Abdul Mannan, among others.
The joint rally would be the first-ever move in Bengal to counter the incumbent Trinamool Congress and the BJP.
IANS report with edits