People's Democracy

(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)


No. 28

July 20 , 2008


Prakash Karat  Meets Mayawati

The following is the text of the press release issued by the CPI(M) on July 13, 2008

Prakash Karat, general secretary of the CPI(M) met Mayawati, president of the Bahujan Samaj Party and chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on July 13, 2008.

Prakash Karat appreciated the stand taken by Mayawati on the nuclear deal. He stressed that since the deal is against the country's interests, both parties should cooperate to fight against the nuclear deal with America.

Mayawati reiterated her opposition to the deal. It was decided that there should be cooperation to stop the deal and the fight against the UPA government in this regard.