For West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, tackling the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) within the run as much as the Assembly elections was already proving to be a frightening job. Mamata’s challenges are sure to extend manifold with influential cleric of Furfura Sharif Dargah in Hooghly district floating his personal social gathering.
Abbas Siddiqui on Thursday floated a brand new political outfit – Indian Secular Front (ISF) – forward of the upcoming meeting polls. Siddiqui or Pirzada of Furfura Sharif, as he’s famously recognized, stated his social gathering is more likely to discipline candidates on all 294 Assembly seats within the state.
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Siddiqui made his ambitions clear, saying he desires to be the ‘kingmaker’ in Bengal.
“We have fashioned this social gathering to make sure that constitutional democracy is protected, everyone will get social justice and all of us reside with dignity,” Siddiqui stated after saying the launch of his social gathering at Kolkata Press Club.
“It is the obligation of Mamata Banerjee because the chief minister of the state to take everyone alongside to cease the march of the BJP, not mine,” he stated responding to a query whether or not his outfit will attempt to forge an alliance with Mamata’s TMC.
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The ISF’s entry simply months earlier than the Bengal Assembly elections is definite to separate the minority votes. The TMC was already underneath stress following AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi’s announcement to contest the state polls.
Meanwhile, Owaisi has voiced his help for the ISF.
Every election, columns are devoted to analyse Muslim voters, however not others. This creator has argued elsewhere that TMC’s floor is slipping. Where’s the consistency? If I’m not related then why focus on? We’ll contest elections & let folks determine. We stand by Furfura Sharief https://t.co/pT7wXMfmyr
— Asaduddin Owaisi (@asadowaisi) January 21, 2021
“Every election, columns are devoted to analyse Muslim voters, however not others. This creator has argued elsewhere that TMC’s floor is slipping. Where’s the consistency? If I’m not related then why focus on? We’ll contest elections and let folks determine. We stand by Furfura Sharief,” the AIMIM chief stated in his tweet.