CPI Counting on the Popularity of Kanhaiya Kumar

CPI leaders Dr. K Narayana and Satyanarayan Singh at a press conference in Patna on Sunday.

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Patna: Communist Party of India Bihar secretary Dr. K Narayana and Satyanarayan Singh, at a press conference in Patna on Sunday, said that the party would be fielding former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student union president Kanhaiya Kumar from Begusarai and Bollywood stars like Shabana Azmi and her husband Javed Akhtar would come to Bihar to campaign for him for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Kanhaiya Kumar, a rising star in the communist world, is also the member of the party's national working committee.

Singh said that the party is organizing a 'Bhajapa Harao, Desh Bachao' rally at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on October 25 that would be joined by leaders from a host of non-NDA parties including Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), CPI-M, and CPI-ML.

"CPI national general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy, Rajya Sabha member D Raja, national secretary Atul Kumar Ajan and many top leaders would be present on the occasion," he said.

Meanwhile, Kanhaiya Kumar himself arrived in Patna on Sunday to hold 'road shows' in Motihari, Begusarai, Madhepura, Khagaria, Rohtas, Patna and other districts to drum up support for the upcoming rally.


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