DARJEELING 30th January 2019: Veteran Parliamentarian Ratna Bahadur Rai who is also the Chairman of Communist Party of Revolutionary Marxist (CPRM) has said that he is not interested in participating in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Rai has been the Member of Parliament of both a Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha from Darjeeling Constituency. Rai, however, added that he will accept party’s decision.
CPRM’s decision to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls was made public yesterday by party General Secretary Gobind Chettri who however, did not say who the party candidate would be. He said more discussions will be held within the party as to who should be the candidate.