Kolkata: The youths of the different districts of West Bengal claimed that the Left Front should induct more young faces to regain popularity.
Talking to Free Press Journal, Aditi Nag, an SFI leader of a college in Barasat in North 24 parganas believes that if the Left Front introduces new faces then the Left can regain their lost glory.
Speaking about presence of few Tollywood celebrities, Bhanu Das of North Dinajpur said that at a time when the ruling Trinamool Congress is trying to woo the voters with ‘Celeb cards’, attendance of few celebs who are Left minded are still a booster for the voters.
SFI activist of JNU, Aishi Ghosh who was also seen in the rally also urged the new generation to join the party to ‘restore democracy in West Bengal’.
Notably, youths from different districts of West Bengal were seen in large numbers in the public rally called by the Left Front alliance at the Brigade parade ground in Kolkata.
Apart from the traditional voters of both Congress and the Left Front new generation and even first time voters were seen in the crowd chanting ‘Hail CPI (M)’.
Bengal actor Badshah Moitra, who was hosting the rally, claimed that the fight in which the Left Front has embarked upon is respected by him for which he will never defect to any other party.
“Defection of the celebs is now common as both the TMC and the BJP is depending on the star cards. But I have always supported the CPI (M), and so to boost the morale I have come here,” said Bengali actor Sreelekha Mitra.
In a wake of other political parties calling the Left Front to be ‘extinct’ in West Bengal, Senior CPI (M) leader and politburo member Biman Basu from the rally challenged other political parties to defeat the Left Front in the upcoming polls.
Meanwhile, TMC minister Bratya Basu also urged the Left Front supporters to vote in favour of the TMC if not for the party they like.
It is pertinent to mention that after the 2019 parliamentary election there was a buzz that just to defeat the ruling Trinamool Congress a large number of the CPI (M) supporters had allegedly voted for the BJP.