Bankura (West Bengal):
West Bengal Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Tapas Roy has mentioned that the Left-Congress alliance would not have the power to place up a combat towards the BJP and claimed that solely his occasion chief Mamata Banerjee can take them on.
The TMC MLA from Basirhat additionally indicated the Left-Congress alliance ought to be a part of Trinamool Congress to contest the upcoming West Bengal Meeting polls to cease the Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) from coming to energy within the state.
Talking at a public assembly in Bankura’s Onda on February 12, Tapas Roy mentioned, the Congress and Left can not put up a combat towards the BJP alone that is why they entered into an alliance.
“They (BJP) are saying that they are going to rule Bengal. I wish to inform Congressmen and Left occasion leaders that Arup Khan (Onda TMC MLA) will be a part of your procession. Congress and the Left cannot do it alone. You additionally know that this isn’t doable together with your declining vitality. That is why you two have come collectively,” the TMC MLA mentioned.
“Do not cease Mamata Banerjee. Don’t minimize the canal and convey crocodiles. You additionally know that you simply should not have the power to withstand the Kapalik energy (BJP). The identify of the one who can is Mamata Banerjee. All BJP leaders are afraid of her,” he added.
Elections for 294 Meeting seats in West Bengal are scheduled to happen this 12 months.
Within the 2016 West Bengal Meeting elections, out of the 294 seats, Congress had managed to win 44 seats whereas the Left Entrance bagged 33 seats. The ruling TMC secured 211 seats and BJP had received 3 seats.
The BJP has emerged as a powerful contender within the state after securing 18 Lok Sabha seats within the 2019 normal elections.