Strong Left necessary for country says Jairam Ramesh

Vastavam web: Stating that a strong Left was necessary for the country, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today said its “demise” was a disaster for India.”The Left has to be stronger in India. The demise of Left is a disaster for the country”, Ramesh said referring to the setback for CPI(M) led Left in Tripura.The Left also should change and learn people’s aspirations, Ramesh said while delivering the keynote address at the centenary celebration of iconic architect Laurie Baker here.

He made these observations in the presence of CPI(M) leader and Kerala Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac.The climate change was not just a philosophy, but a reality now, he said.In the wake of the climate change posing threat to nature and mankind, the eco-friendly models designed by Baker was still relevant, he said.He said Baker followed the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi, who had advised him to use construction materials around the area.