- TMC stated that it’s going to proceed to extend its power & enterprise out to different states
- In a large jolt to Congress in Meghalaya, 12 of its 17 MLAs will be part of the TMC
- TMC stated that Congress is restricted to its air-conditioned rooms and social media
Amid a spate of desertions from the Congress, the TMC on Thursday launched a contemporary assault on the grand previous occasion, calling it “incapable and incompetent”, and asserted that Mamata Banerjee’s occasion cannot be blamed for Congress leaders leaping the ship.
Amid reviews of 12 of 17 Congress MLAs in Meghalaya, together with former chief minister Mukul Sangma, prone to change over to the TMC, the occasion, in an editorial titled ‘Incompetent Congress’ in its mouthpiece ‘Jago Bangla’, stated that it’s going to enterprise to different states to place up a combat towards the BJP.
“The Congress has serious problems. Whenever any of its leaders join the TMC, it criticises us. It seems that its West Bengal unit chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has more problems with it than the central leadership,” it stated.
“The Congress has failed to put up a fight against the BJP. On the other hand, Mamata Banerjee and the TMC have shown how to defeat the Modi-Shah juggernaut. That is the reason why the TMC is getting requests to open units in other states. Leaders are willing to join us. They feel that Mamata Banerjee is the alternative face. The TMC can’t be blamed for incompetence and incapability of the Congress to fight against the BJP,” the editorial learn.
Referring to Banerjee’s proposal to arrange a joint steering committee throughout the August 20 opposition assembly convened by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, the mouthpiece stated that nothing has moved ahead in that route since then.
“The Congress is limited to its air-conditioned rooms and social media. They haven’t taken any initiative to build the opposition alliance. They have even failed to build up a movement against the BJP. Be it Goa or Tripura, it is the TMC which is fighting on the streets,” it stated.
The editorial asserted that the TMC will proceed to extend its power and enterprise out to different states.
“Our party supremo wants a pan-India national alliance against the BJP. We have never said that an opposition alliance will be forged without the Congress. But if the Congress can’t perform its duty, then we have nothing to do. They can’t blame us for their incompetence,” it stated.
In a large jolt to the opposition Congress in Meghalaya, 12 of its 17 MLAs led by Sangma will be part of the Trinamool Congress on Thursday, stated one of many defecting lawmakers H M Shangpliang.
The event is a significant increase for West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, who has been attempting to develop her occasion’s footprint past her native state.
The TMC is attempting to enter Tripura’s political area in an enormous means by contesting a bitterly fought municipal election. It should additionally contest the meeting elections in Goa with the intention of pitching Banerjee firmly because the foremost anti-BJP opposition voice.
The TMC has been up in arms towards the grand previous occasion over its alleged failure to combat towards the BJP.
Final month, the connection between the Congress and the TMC reached a brand new low after Banerjee’s occasion took a dig at Rahul Gandhi’s defeat at Amethi within the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, questioning whether or not the Congress would erase the defeat by means of a Twitter pattern.
The bonhomie between the Congress and the TMC was strained lately after ‘Jago Bangla’ claimed that Banerjee, and never Rahul Gandhi, has emerged because the face of the opposition towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi.