Diamond Harbour (West Bengal):
Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Abhishek Banerjee on Monday attributed the variations in opposition bloc INDIA in West Bengal to the Congress celebration’s failure to finalise seat-sharing preparations.
Mr Banerjee highlighted that regardless of repeated reminders during the last seven months, the Congress remained inactive in sealing the seat-sharing settlement.
The TMC nationwide normal secretary slammed West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for enjoying into the palms of the saffron camp and repeatedly attacking the TMC authorities in West Bengal, regardless of being an ally on the nationwide stage.
“In line with alliance norms, the very first thing you do is seal the seat-sharing. We had waited for seven months since July final 12 months to seal the seat-sharing problem. However the Congress was sitting idle and nothing moved ahead,” he advised reporters right here.
TMC chief Mamata Banerjee had final week introduced that the celebration would go alone within the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal.
“We held a number of discussions with senior Congress management. Over the last assembly in Delhi, Mamata Banerjee had clarified that seat-sharing talks must be finalised by December 31. Nonetheless, they didn’t accomplish that and shunned collaborating in any dialog,” he mentioned.
The TMC chief mentioned the seat-sharing problem was additionally raised at conferences in Patna, Bengaluru, and even within the final assembly.
The Diamond Harbour MP, who can also be the nephew of Mamata Banerjee, slammed Mr Chowdhury for “demanding President’s Rule within the state,” echoing the calls for of the BJP.
“By demanding President’s Rule, whose curiosity is the state Congress president making an attempt to serve – the TMC, the Congress or the BJP? There’s a restrict to our endurance,” he mentioned.
The TMC chief, nonetheless, iterated that the “celebration continues to be part of the opposition bloc INDIA on the nationwide stage.” Hitting out on the Congress for accusing Mamata Banerjee because the “Malicious program of the saffron camp”, Mr Banerjee puzzled, “when the state Congress is talking within the language of the BJP, then who the Malicious program of the saffron camp is?” What number of instances has Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury condemned the monetary deprivation of Bengal by the BJP? There’s a restrict to our endurance. The lady who’s combating in opposition to BJP is being challenged by state Congress management,” he mentioned.
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