Left Front (India)

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Left Front (India)
Founded 1982[1]
Political position Left-wing
Politics of India
Political parties
Elections

The Left Front is an alliance of Indian left-wing parties.The Left Front that assumed office for the first time in 1977 comprised six parties.[2][3] They were, the Communist Party of India (Marxist), the Forward Bloc, the Revolutionary Socialist Party, the Marxist Forward Bloc, the Revolutionary Communist Party of India and the Biplabi Bangla Congress.However, in the Lok Sabha elections of 1980 the Communist Party of India had informal seat adjustments with the Left Front.It joined the Front in 1982.[4]

DSP-meeting in Kolkata
West Bengal Left Front Committee meeting for solidarity with Tripura
Tableaux in Trivandrum

West Bengal Left Front[edit]

In West Bengal the following parties are parts of the Left Front:

The convenor of the West Bengal Left Front committee is Biman Bose, a politburo member of the CPI(M).

Tripura Left Front[edit]

In Tripura, the following parties are members of Left Front:

The convenor of the Tripura Left Front committee is Khagen Das, a central committee member of the CPI(M).

Kerala Left Democratic Front[edit]

In Kerala, a formation of left parties led by the CPI(M) called the Left Democratic Front is the opposition group in the Kerala State Assembly.

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