Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has attacked Congress’s Rahul Gandhi in very harsh phrases at an inside assembly of the celebration, sources have instructed NDTV. If Rahul Gandhi is the face of the Opposition, then “no one will be capable to goal Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” sources quoted her as saying.
The Chief Minister has instructed celebration staff that Mr Gandhi is PM Modi’s “largest TRP”, sources mentioned. The BJP, she has apparently alleged, will not be letting Parliament operate as they need Rahul Gandhi to “be the chief… The BJP is eager on making Rahul Gandhi a hero,” she had mentioned.
“It is the Congress that bows earlier than the BJP. Congress, CPM and BJP are instigating minorities in opposition to the Trinamool,” she instructed celebration staff in Murshidabad right now in a digital deal with from Kolkata. The Trinamool has misplaced a minority dominated seat to the Congress in space within the just lately concluded by-election.
Earlier, Trinamool MP and the celebration’s Leader within the Lok Sabha Sudip Bandopadhyay had mentioned the BJP advantages from Rahul Gandhi being the face of the Opposition.
Over the final a number of years, Ms Banerjee has been on a collision course with the Congress. The Congress is upset that the Trinamool is consuming into its votes in Bengal and the northeast, the place the celebration has contested within the current meeting elections, however didn’t win any seat.
In the run-up to the election, Mr Gandhi had attacked the Trinamool, citing the political violence in Bengal and the Saradha rip-off – points over which the BJP usually targets the celebration. In Bengal, Congress’s Adhir Ranjan Choudhury is the harshest critic of the Trinamool.
But issues have worsened because the Trinamool’s defeat to the Congress in Murshidabad. Both events now routinely accuse one another of being a BJP stooge. Back-channel talks between the 2 events for a united entrance in opposition to the BJP in 2024 have collapsed. Ms Banerjee has declared that she would go it alone within the election. The celebration has denied any back-channel talks.