The different positions adopted by the Left parties on this issue will not affect Left unity. As far as the major political and economic issues are concerned, the Left parties have a common understanding. It is on this basis that the Left parties have given a call for a united campaign and movement on the issue of food security and for the establishment of a universal public distribution system. Such a campaign is being launched unitedly from July 1.
The author is the General Secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist)