CPM to review COVID situation in 2nd week of Feb before taking call on party congress

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan set to return as CPM State secretary
CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan. File photo

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPM in Kerala has adopted a 'wait and see' approach on the COVID situation before taking a call on the conduct of its state conference and the party congress scheduled for March and April respectively.

State secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said Tuesday in an online press conference that the party will review the COVID-19 situation in the second week of February before taking a call on the prospect of hosting the events as per schedule.

At present, the state conference of CPM is scheduled to take place in Ernakulam from March 1 to 4 while the party congress is set for April 6-10 in Kannur.

Earlier, the CPM had announced the postponement of its Alappuzha district conference that was set to take place from January 28 to 30 at Kanichukulangara.

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