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What Lalgarh Signifies for the CPI(M)

There is an undoubted alliance of the Maoists, Trinamool Congress and the Indian National Congress in Lalgarh and elsewhere in West Bengal where the opponents of the CPI(M) are trying their best to capitalise on the latter's electoral rout in the Lok Sabha elections. But they are merely riding a rising tide of discontent among the state's poor against the incumbent Left Front government. Unless the reasons for this discontent are identified, it will not be possible to understand or counter the growing violence in the state.
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