The Left’s Declining Fortunes in India

The golden run of Indian Left continued into the 1990s and early 2000s. The CPM played the kingmaker in the age of coalitions, becoming the glue for disparate political parties to come together and form the government | Source: Creative Commons
The demise of the Left government after the 2011 Assembly Election in West Bengal was a major setback for the Communist Party of India (Marxist) | Source: Creative Commons
Registering its worst poll performance in over six decades, the Left Front was virtually wiped out from its bastions in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, when it won just five seats across the country | Source: Creative Commons
The politics of the Left is centered around the working class- the peasants, farmers, and labourers. It has sought to apply principles of Marxism-Leninism to Indian conditions to transform the lives of these groups | Source: Creative Commons

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