Support Mamata in combat in opposition to ‘communal’ BJP: TMC appeals to Left, Congress


With the Assembly elections in West Bengal just some months away, ruling Trinamool Congress has appealed the Left entrance and the Congress to hitch forces with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in her battle in opposition to the “communal and divisive” politics of BJP.
“If the Left Front and the Congress are genuinely anti-BJP, they should be behind Mamata Banerjee in her fight against the communal and divisive politics of the saffron party,” senior TMC MP Sougata Roy was quoted as saying by PTI.
Elections to the 294-member state Assembly are due in April-May.
Roy termed TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee because the “real face” of secular politics in opposition to the BJP. He additionally claimed that not one of many schemes launched by the BJP-led authorities on the Centre has labored efficiently.
“The TMC’s narrative is of constructive criticism in the interests of development,” he mentioned.

The TMC’s posturing comes amid the announcement of a proper electoral alliance between the Left and the Congress for the forthcoming elections in Bengal to tackle the Trinamool and an aggressive BJP.

On Monday, the TMC supremo, whereas addressing a rally in Nadia district, had claimed that the BJP cadres would behave like Donald Trump supporters the day they lose elections.
Targetting the BJP over a sequence of defections from her Trinamool Congress to the saffron camp, she mentioned the BJP has was a “junk” get together, which is “filling up its rank and file with corrupt and rotten leaders from other parties”.