Shillong: In yet one more huge setback for the Congress, this time in Meghalaya, 12 out of get together’s 18 MLAs joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday, sources instructed ABP Information. The mega exodus leaves grand outdated get together in single digits within the hill state.
Based on reviews, the 12 MLAs who left the get together additionally embrace former Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma.
With this improvement, Trinamool Congress will develop into the principal Opposition get together within the state dominated by the Nationwide Individuals’s Social gathering (NPP).
Sangma will maintain a press convention tomorrow at round 1 pm in Shillong and can formally announce his new innings with the TMC. There have been reviews of distinction between Sangma and the Congress excessive command which fueled speculations of his exit from the get together.
A number of reviews steered that Sangma felt cornered on the get together, a priority which has been seen throughout the Congress in lots of states together with Punjab, Haryana, and now Meghalaya.
The event comes a day after Congress chief Kirti Azad, former Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar joined Mamata Banerjee’s get together.
Earlier within the day, Banerjee indicated that she would proceed the enlargement program of her get together.
Sources near information company PTI additionally stated that with a watch on the Meghalaya polls in 2023, group members of ballot strategist Prashant Kishor are in Shillong to weigh in TMC’s choices within the state.
(With inputs from Manogya Loiwal)