Eye On Bengal Panchayat Polls, Mamata Banerjee To Begin 2-Day Dharna Immediately

Trinamool is leaving no stone unturned within the run-up to the panchayat polls


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will begin a two-day dharna in Kolkata at present because the Trinamool Congress sharpens its assault on the BJP forward of the panchayat polls within the state.

Through the protest at Ambedkar statue, Ms Banerjee is more likely to goal the BJP-led centre for allegedly withholding funds to the state.

The Chief Minister’s nephew and Trinamool Basic Secretary Abhishek Banerjee may even handle a rally at Shahid Minar floor to protest in opposition to the insurance policies of the centre and its “stepmotherly” perspective in the direction of Bengal.

Jolted by the Sagardighi bypoll defeat by the hands of the Congress, the Trinamool is leaving no stone unturned within the run-up to the panchayat polls. In accordance with social gathering sources, Ms Banerjee’s transfer to take over the minority affairs portfolio from Ghulam Rabbani is likely one of the many corrective measures it’s taking to make sure a stellar present within the rural polls.

Ms Banerjee has additionally began setting the pitch for Trinamool’s marketing campaign for the 2024 common election. She has already introduced that it’ll contest the Lok Sabha polls alone and is exploring methods to forge an alliance of regional events sans the Congress.

The 2 events not too long ago exchanged barbs after Ms Banerjee’s latest comment at an inside social gathering assembly wherein she mentioned Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “greatest TRP. The Congress hit again, alleging a deal between the Trinamool and the BJP.

The Mamata Banerjee-led social gathering, nonetheless, has backed the Congress on the problem of Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification as an MP following a Gujarat courtroom’s verdict in a defamation case.

The BJP and the Congress, in the meantime, are additionally planning protests within the metropolis. Bengal BJP leaders will maintain a daylong sit-in at Shyambazar throughout which they aim the ruling Trinamool over corruption allegations.

The Congress, alternatively, has introduced a march from state social gathering headquarters to Park Circus to protest in opposition to the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha.