Sitaram Yechury Gets 2nd Term


Hyderabad: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) re-elected Sitaram Yechury as the party’s general secretary for a second term on Sunday, bringing its 22nd Congress in Hyderabad to an end.

His three-year second term comes after huge speculations that the Politbureau Member Prakash Karat would push for some other candidate. “Yechury has been re-elected as party general secretary,” said party sources.

The Politbureau met in the morning Sunday to zero upon name of new Central Committee. The new Central commitee elected its new general secretary.
The party Congress elected 95 new members and of these 15 new faces with majority from West Bengal and Kerala.