New BJP President
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on July 10. THE selection of Amit Shah as the BJP president indicates the direction of politics the party intends to pursue. The new BJP president has been charge-sheeted and is undergoing trial on the serious charge of murder connected with false encounters when he was the home minister in Gujarat. The Election Commission had prohibited him from participating in the election campaign in Uttar Pradesh during the Lok Sabha polls for making communal speeches. By this choice of president, the BJP has declared its intent to pursue the type of communal politics and agenda that was practiced in Gujarat.