Kottayam: S Ramachandran Pillai has claimed that the Indian government's anti-China policy is aimed at the Communist Party.
Addressing the inaugural function of the CPI(M) district conference here on Thursday, Pillai said the government was riling up the public over China in order 'to attack the communist party of India (Marxist)'.
"We will have to face this conscious effort from our rivals," Pillai told the delegates.
Hailing China's socialist developments, the politburo member said they have emerged as a 'moderate prosperous' country despite 'attempts from the United States of America to undermine it'.
"China's growth shows the strength of socialism. They have contributed to reducing world poverty by upto 70% and in that sense, they have been able to end hunger.
"But there is a global conspiracy against China to undermine their socialist developments. China questions America and the latter is attempting to counter it using NATO and G-8 countries."
Pillai lauded China for "donating COVID-19 vaccines to 116 countries". "But our foreign policy has been surrendered to the USA. Their friends are our friends, their enemies are our enemies...we're in conflict with all neighbouring countries, nobody is a friend," Pillai said.