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3 extra Cong, JD-U leaders from Bihar, Haryana be a part of trinamool: Didi seeks to widen footprint

The TMC hopes that by profitable a lot of the 42 seats in Bengal and selecting up at the least a couple of in another states, it could actually put itself able to disrupt the traditional nationwide political scene. “We are able to even dislodge the Congress as the primary opposition get together,” a TMC chief mentioned.
The West Bengal chief minister, who’s on a four-day go to to Delhi — her second journey right here in 4 months — is eager to be a part of the nationwide political narrative, and the TMC is presently making a decided try and carve out area for itself in Tripura and Goa. As of now, no get together apart from the BJP and Congress holds energy in multiple state.
By going full-throttle in Goa earlier than the Meeting elections, and inducting leaders of all types — younger and previous, outstanding and inconsequential — Banerjee is sending an aggressive political sign. Relations with the Congress and opposition unity on the nationwide stage may grow to be casualties of her ambition, however TMC leaders mentioned it was unavoidable.

“It’s a must to begin someplace. For those who begin constructing leaders…it can take 10 years to construct a frontrunner in Bihar or Haryana. How else do you unfold? She believes you can’t maintain ready for the Congress to get its act collectively to tackle the BJP. It’s possible you’ll suppose that those that are becoming a member of the Trinamool are inconsequential. However that’s the way it begins. Many senior leaders of the Congress should not joyful…and in 10 years she’s going to grow to be an alternate,” a senior TMC chief mentioned.
To the criticism that the TMC could find yourself dividing the anti-BJP vote in Goa, one other chief mentioned: “At this stage, wherever she goes individuals will say she is dividing the [anti-BJP] vote. However you need to take any person else’s vote financial institution to construct your base. Elections are occurring in 5 states and she or he needs to be a part of that narrative. In any other case, all of the speak can be nearly (Narendra) Modi, Priyanka (Gandhi Vadra), Akhilesh (Yadav) or (Arvind) Kejriwal. We additionally aspire to grow to be a nationwide get together.”
Varma, a former adviser to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and a Rajya Sabha MP till July 2016, was expelled from the JD-U — of which he was nationwide normal secretary and spokesperson — in 2020.

Tanwar stop the Congress in October 2019 and lately launched his personal get together. Azad, a three-time BJP MP from Darbhanga in Bihar, joined the Congress in 2018.
On Azad’s exit, Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera mentioned on Tuesday: “All those that need energy and who would not have the eagerness (jazba) to battle can go away.” Congress chief in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury lashed out at Banerjee and the “political opportunists”.
“Banerjee is dangling Rajya Sabha seats earlier than these individuals. She is indulging in political entrepreneurship, and these sold-out souls are promoting themselves. That is nothing however political meena bazaar,” he informed The Indian Categorical.

Banerjee, Chowdhury alleged, “doesn’t need opposition unity, in any other case she wouldn’t be doing such issues”. And the “luckiest particular person” because of this was Prime Minister Modi. “Banerjee desires a Congress-mukt opposition, and Modi desires a Congress-mukt India. Banerjee Congress-mukt opposition ke liye gaana shuru kar diye hain aur Modiji Congress-mukt Bharat ke liye bansuri bajaa rahe hain. Gaana-bajaana chalu hai,” he mentioned.
In addition to the three politicians, lyricist Javed Akhtar and political commentator Sudheendra Kulkarni additionally met Banerjee throughout the day.

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