New Delhi: The Congress cannot defeat the BJP in elections with “soft Hindutva tactics”, the CPI-M has warned.
“If the Congress thinks it will defeat the BJP by … soft Hindutva ways, it’s mistaken,” aforementioned a piece of writing within the CPI-M journal “People’s Democracy”.
The party of India-Marxist aforementioned the elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan saw the Congress conduct a campaign that was a pale echo of the Hindutva platforms in some respects.
“The conceive to prove that the Congress was genuinely a lot of Hindu than the BJP witnessed a flurry of temple visits by Rahul Gandhi within the 3 states; the declaration of the Congress in Madhya Pradesh talked of ‘gaushalas’, business sale of ‘gau mutra’ and building a ‘Ram Van Gaman Path Yatra’.
“In Rajasthan, the declaration secure the fixing of AN education board to propagate sacred writing values. within the campaign, there was a palpable reluctance to talk out against the lynchings of Muslims just like the killing of Pehlu Khan,” the editorial aforementioned.
Nevertheless, the BJP can face electoral reverses in these 3 states “because the individuals have voted on problems like jobs, farmers’ distress, lack of basic amenities and corruption”, the CPI-M aforementioned.
It aforementioned that varied mass struggles providing a lay and democratic different “alone will counter the BJP-RSS gameplan and effectively foil it”.
“The mobilisation of the operating individuals … and therefore the various struggles and movements going down round the country sub stark distinction to the communal mobilisation being undertaken on the Ram temple issue at Ayodhya.”