Thiruvananthapuram: The Left and other secular parties would be able to form a government at the Centre, without the support of Congress, S Ramachandran Pillai, CPIM politburo member told media persons here. He said that Left parties would increase thier tally this time.
He said that Congress and BJP together will get only 200 seats. These two parties together have secured 284 seats in 2004 elections. Their support base has eroded considerably. The poll outcome will change the political situation in the country. We had four political experiments in the past and we learned a lot from these . Regional parties are forced to take pro-secular policy. S R P said the missile deal with Isrel would be an issue in the poll campaign.