With Yechury being denied RS ticket, is CPM heading for a split
The CPM has decided against sending its leader Sitaram Yechury to the Rajya Sabha for the third time. The highest decision making body of the CPM- central committee decided against nominating Yechury for a third consecutive term. Yechury’s second term in the Rajya Sabha ends in August. Elections to the 6 RS seats from West Bengal including the one represented by Yechury will be held on August 8.