West Bengal AIMIM Chief SK Abdul Kalam joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) together with a number of different members of the party, forward of Assembly Elections within the state. Joining the TMC at its headquarters in Kolkata, Kalam stated there was an environment of peace and tranquility in West Bengal for a number of years and he switched sides to maintain the “toxic air” at bay.
Kolkata: West Bengal’s performing AIMIM Chief SK Abdul Kalam joins Trinamool Congress (TMC) together with a number of different members of AIMIM, forward of Assembly Elections within the state. pic.twitter.com/yWrlNtvN64
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“We have seen that West Bengal was an oasis of peace.
But of late, the air has develop into toxic and this must be set proper.
That is why I made a decision to join the Trinamool Congress,” he advised reporters.
The AIMIM chief and his followers joined the TMC in presence of senior party chief and state minister Chandrima Bhattacharya.
Kalam stated AIMIM ought to have tried to foray into West Bengal prior to now and looking for a political entry at this level of time is not going to be correct.
“It will result in pointless reducing into votes, which isn’t desired in any respect,” he added.
“I’ve travelled to districts akin to Bankura, Murshidabad, Coochbehar and Malda and spoke to the individuals there.
They all stated this toxic air must be saved at bay.
There is a have to join the Trinamool Congress,” Kalam stated.
In November, AIMIM’s key chief within the state Anwar Pasha together with a few of his colleagues joined the Trinamool Congress, claiming that the Hyderabad-based party was solely performing as a polariser of votes to assist the BJP.
Owaisi visited the state final Sunday and met outstanding Muslim chief Abbas Siddiqui, holding discussions on the political state of affairs and the assembly polls, which his party introduced that it’ll struggle, undeterred by the defections.
A deciding consider practically 100-110 seats within the state, Muslims have acted as a bulwark of the TMC towards its rivals until the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Prominent Muslim leaders within the state, nonetheless, have claimed that equations are more likely to change with the entry of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM).
Elections to the 294-member West Bengal assembly are more likely to be held in April-May.
(With inputs from PTI)
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