Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, together with 12 of the 17 Congress MLAs within the state, has joined the Trinamool Congress, in an enormous coup for Bengal’s ruling occasion within the northeast.
Sources mentioned the MLAs have already written to the Assembly Speaker concerning this.
With the induction of the leaders, the Trinamool Congress has develop into the principal opposition occasion within the state.
Over the final couple of months, the Trinamool has been on an growth mode, most of it at the price of the Congress. The occasion has been attempting to increase its footprint in Tripura and Goa with an eye fixed to the subsequent meeting elections in these states.
Yesterday, Ms Banerjee’s occasion made three key acquisitions – that gave her a toehold in not less than two states – Haryana and Punjab. Besides Team India batsman Kirti Azad, former Rahul Gandhi aide Ashok Tanwar, and Rajya Sabha MP Pawan Verma for Janata Dal (United), who fell out together with his boss Nitish Kumar. All of it’s anticipated to push her a number of steps additional in the direction of the nationwide stage.