The CPM has signed a seat-sharing settlement with DMK for six seats in Tamil Nadu. More or much less DMK has finalised seat sharing with all large events within the state. Congress (25), CPM, CPI, VCK and MDMK (6 seats every out of which MDMK candidates will contest in DMK image) IUML has acquired 3 seats, MMK 2.
A day after main a padyatra towards the Centre over the steep hike in gas costs, together with these of LPG cylinders, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will mark International Women’s Day with one other padyatra. As PM Narendra Modi addressed a rally at Kolkata’s Brigade Parade floor yesterday, Banerjee hit out on the BJP, saying the celebration didn’t come within the state for growth however for their very own promotion. “BJP doesn’t come right here for work or growth, they solely come for their very own promotion. But earlier than promotion they need to reply why the value of LPG petrol and diesel are rising. There’ll be no ‘poriborton’ in Bengal however there will probably be ‘poriborton’ in Delhi,” Banerjee mentioned.
Taking a dig at Modi’s promise of “Sonar Bangla”, Mamata mentioned, “They say they’ll make West Bengal Sonar Bangla, they’re not even able to doing any growth work in centre…India is aware of a few syndicate that’s Modi and Amit Shah’s syndicate.” The Bengal chief minister was seen carrying a cardboard replicas of LPG cylinder as she led protest towards worth rise of LPG cylinders. Her rally started from Darjeeling More and crosed Mahananda Bridge, which is on the coronary heart of Siliguri. “I’ve by no means seen a PM who lies in all places. He doesn’t know something however to lie. PM reads his speeches from teleprompter in Bengal. He writes the Bengali slogans in Gujarati,” she added.
Hitting out on the BJP, Mamata additionally mentioned that earlier than elections it’s ujala and submit elections it’s ‘jumla’ (speeches). “People is not going to tolerate BJP’s lies. If they bribe you for votes, you understand what to do. Bengal doesn’t need their ‘tolabazi’ and ‘jumla’,” she mentioned. Sunday witnessed a fierce contest between the 2 sides as each Mamata Banerjee and PM Modi addressed rallies within the state.