President poll: CPM backs Pranab, putting Mamata in a corner
June 21, 2012 | Duration: 2 min, 08 sec
The four parties that make up the Left have decided their stand on the election for President of India. Two - the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), and the Forward Bloc - have said they will support Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is the candidate of the UPA. The CPI and the the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) will abstain from the July 19 vote.