The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday appealed to the Left Front and the Congress to again West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in her fight
against the “communal and divisive” politics of the BJP. Elections to the 294-member state meeting are due in April-May.
“If the Left Front and the Congress are genuinely anti-BJP, they need to be behind Mamata Banerjee in her fight against the communal and divisive politics of the saffron occasion,” senior TMC MP Sougata Roy informed reporters.
TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee is the “actual face of secular politics against the BJP”, he stated.
Roy claimed that not one of the schemes launched by the BJP-led authorities on the Centre has labored efficiently.
“The TMC’s narrative is of constructive criticism in the pursuits of growth,” he stated.
Referring to cattle-smuggling that has kicked up a political storm in poll-bound West Bengal, Roy stated it’s the responsibility of the Border Security Force (BSF) and never the state police to forestall this.
“The BSF, which is beneath the central authorities, takes care of the borders of the nation. It is their responsibility and never that of the police to forestall cross-border smuggling of cattle,” the TMC MP stated.
Launching a stinging assault against Union Home Amit Shah, who had visited the state final month, the senior lawmaker stated, “Instead of getting lunch at totally different locations, he ought to have visited the border to test whether or not the BSF is doing its job correctly or not.”
Responding to a question whether or not BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh would be the saffron occasion’s chief ministerial candidate for the elections, he stated it’s an inside matter of the BJP.
“Diamond Harbour MP and TMC youth wing chief Abhishek Banerjee has a a lot larger political expertise than Ghosh, who has joined politics solely in 2015, however even he by no means claimed to be the CM face of the TMC,” he added.