Mamta Banerjee and Abhishek Banerjee.
The Election Commission of India has announced polling for the assembly elections in Tripura on February 16 and the counting of votes will take place on March 2. In view of this, Trinamool Congress is making efforts to spread its influence outside West Bengal as well. On the other hand, TMC will contest elections on the face of supremo Mamta Banerjee in the upcoming elections with making her a star campaigner.
Abhishek Banerjee will hold election rallies
All India Trinamool Congress national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee held a meeting on Friday evening regarding the Tripura assembly elections, which was attended by the party’s Tripura unit chief Piyush Kanti Biswas, state in-charge Rajib Banerjee and MP Sushmita Dev. TMC is considering fielding 43 party leaders to give a tough fight to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. Sources said that it is believed that Abhishek Banerjee will do a lot of election rallies for the elections.
Assembly elections are to be held next month
The party’s state in-charge for Tripura, Rajib Banerjee, said that the upcoming meeting of the party on Sunday would be important in view of the upcoming assembly elections in Tripura next month. Rajib Banerjee said that we are contesting elections in Tripura, so Abhishek Banerjee held a meeting today in which many election issues were discussed in detail. There was also discussion on which seats to contest.
Trinamool Congress believes in “Ekla Chalo”
He said that in today’s meeting, it has been decided by the Trinamool Party that the Tripura elections will be held keeping Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in front. Will contest elections in Tripura on the lines of Bengal. Asked how many candidates the TMC is fielding in Tripura for the 60 assembly seats, Rajib said whether the Trinamool would contest the 60 seats in Tripura or not would be discussed in the next meeting. He said that the Trinamool Congress believes in the policy of “Ekla Chalo” (walk alone).