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 social gathering within the northeast.
Sources stated the MLAs have already written to the Meeting Speaker concerning this.
With the induction of the leaders, the Trinamool Congress has change into the principal opposition social gathering within the state.
During the last couple of months, the Trinamool has been on an enlargement mode, most of it at the price of the Congress. The social gathering has been making an attempt to increase its footprint in Tripura and Goa with an eye fixed to the following meeting elections in these states.
Yesterday, Ms Banerjee’s social gathering made three key acquisitions – that gave her a toehold in at the very least two states – Haryana and Punjab. In addition to Workforce India batsman Kirti Azad, former Rahul Gandhi aide Ashok Tanwar, and Rajya Sabha MP Pawan Verma for Janata Dal (United), who fell out along with his boss Nitish Kumar. All of it’s anticipated to push her just a few steps additional in the direction of the nationwide stage.