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Massive blow to Congress, 12 of 18 MLAs in Meghalaya be part of TMC: Sources

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TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Highlights

  • TMC mentioned 12 of 18 Congress MLAs in Meghalaya have joined the get together
  • The leaders who switched events included former chief minister Mukul Sangma
  • With this transfer, TMC has turn out to be principal opposition get together within the state

In an enormous jolt to the Congress get together in Meghalaya, 12 of its 18 MLAs within the state have joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC), in keeping with sources.

Following this transfer, TMC is now the principal opposition get together in Meghalaya.

The leaders who switched events included former chief minister Mukul Sangma. Sangma, the Chief of the Opposition within the Meeting, was reportedly sad with the Congress’s prime management.

A senior chief of the TMC mentioned with the brand new MLAs, the Trinamool Congress has turn out to be the principal opposition get together within the state.

Sources mentioned that with a watch on the Meghalaya polls in 2023, workforce members of ballot strategist Prashant Kishor are in Shillong to weigh in on TMC’s choices within the state.

In 2012, the Meghalaya Pradesh Trinamool Congress was formally launched with an intention to contest 35 of the state’s 60 seats.

Earlier on Wednesday night, Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Narendra Modi within the nationwide capital and urged the latter to withdraw the choice to increase the territorial jurisdiction of the Border Safety Pressure (BSF) in Bengal.

The Trinamool Congress supremo additionally invited the Prime Minister to inaugurate the Bengal World Enterprise Summit scheduled in April subsequent 12 months.

The Ministry of House Affairs (MHA) lately prolonged the jurisdiction of BSF as much as 50 km contained in the worldwide borders in West Bengal, Punjab and Assam. The West Bengal Meeting had on November 16 handed a decision in opposition to the Centre’s choice, turning into the second state after Punjab to oppose the transfer within the state legislature.

“I have told the Prime Minister that there is no need to increase the territorial jurisdiction of BSF, because it will come in direct conflict with the law and order of the state. Recently, the BSF killed three people and there are several cases when the BSF troopers opened fire on the villagers. I have told the Prime Minister that if they (BSF) need any help, we are ready to provide it, but the Centre must withdraw the extension of the territorial area of BSF,” Banerjee informed the media after the assembly.

(With PTI inputs)

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