The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) has suspended one of its Maharashtra leaders from the central committee of CPI-M for reportedly praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at an event, The New Indian Express has reported.
According to the report, Narsayya Adam, former CPI-M MLA from Maharashtra, had praised and thanked Prime Minister and state Chief Minister in January for prompt clearance for a housing project in Solapur district, from where he was earlier elected in the state assembly. He also reportedly wished for another term for Modi as Prime Minister.
“We've decided to suspend Maharashtra CC (Central Committee) secretary, Narasayya Adam, from the Central Committee for 3 months. This is a consequence of his speech at a public event in Solapur in presence of the Prime Minister & Maharashtra CM which hurt the party’s image,” ANI quoted the Central Committee of CPI-M in a tweet.
“Such praise is against the policy of CPM. Hence, a decision has been taken to suspend him for three months from the party's Central Committee,” a party official said on Tuesday (5 March), as reported by TNIE.
As per the report, the central committee is a key decision making body of the communist party. The suspended CPI-M leader was reportedly not available for comments in the matter.
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