Taking exception to political commentators attributing the LDF’s win in Kerala Assembly polls “solely” to the character and position of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, CPI(M) mouthpiece People’s Democracy, in a editorial, mentioned “particular person and collective effort” led to the historic victory. The editorial by People’s Democracy editor and former CPI(M) basic secretary Prakash Karat additionally appeared to object to Vijayan being known as a “supreme chief” or a “robust man”.
In a shocking electoral victory,the ruling CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) rode again to energy in Kerala profitable 99 of the 140 seats, bucking the over four-decade-long development of Communists and Congress-led UDF coming to energy alternatively. With this victory, Vijayan has turn out to be solely the third chief minister in Kerala to be re-elected and the primary to proceed in workplace after finishing a full time period.
“There is an effort by sections of the media and a few political commentators to scale back this historic victory solely to the character and position of Pinarayi Vijayan. According to them, it’s the emergence of a ‘supreme chief’ or ‘robust man’ that was the primary cause for the electoral success of the LDF. They declare that one man dominates the federal government and occasion. “There is little doubt that Pinarayi Vijayan, as chief minister, set a brand new commonplace in offering political steerage to coverage making, all the time maintaining folks’s pursuits in thoughts and displaying administrative skill in getting insurance policies carried out. Nevertheless, the victory is the results of each particular person and collective efforts,” the editorial said.
It additionally mentioned that so far as the CPI(M) and the LDF are involved, the incoming ministry will proceed the custom of “collective work and particular person duty”. The editorial then goes on to record the numerous facets of the election within the state. One of them was the mannequin of growth, fashioned by the Left imaginative and prescient of a deliberate financial system, that was carried out by the LDF authorities and has discovered large acceptance among the many folks. it siad.
“The LDF authorities was the one state authorities in India to proceed with the method of ‘five-year plans’ and ‘annual plans’ after the abolition of the Planning Commission by the federal government of India. “It long-established a coverage framework that constructed on and strengthened the state’s heritage of social growth, significantly in public training, public well being, social welfare, and social justice,” it mentioned. The editorial additionally lauded the federal government for the best way it tackled Cyclone Ockhi in 2017, excessive rainfall occasions adopted by floods and mudslides in 2018 and 2019, the Nipah virus illness in 2018, and the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020-21. “The re-election of the LDF authorities is a well timed reminder of the relevance of the Left within the nation at the moment. The insurance policies of the federal government signify crucial various within the nation to the neo-liberal Hindutva regime,” it said.
Read all of the Latest News, Breaking News and Coronavirus News right here