Banerjee also lashed out at BJP for “trying to silence every opposition force in the country.”
Trinamool Congress fielded candidates from two seats in Haryana — Kurukshetra and Rohtak — in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Both the candidates were defeated.
The CPI(M) and the Congress termed it as TMC’s attempt to poach on elected representatives of the opposition parties.
The move comes as a setback to the BJP which is looking to make inroads into West Bengal and uproot the Mamata Banerjee government.
Three people have been admitted to the Kharagpur Sub-Divisional hospital.
The chief minister challenged PM Modi that he can’t suppress the voice of the people.
Barman said the Congress high command was only bothered about returning to power at the Centre and not concerned about the state units.
The six Tripura MLAs are: Sudip Roy Barman, Asish Kumar Saha, Dilip Sarkar, Paranjit Singha Roy, Diba Chandra Hrangkhawl and Biswa Bandhu Sen.
TMC MLA ATM Abdullah blames CPI(M) supporters for the attack
Sources said the report of an internal survey conducted by Trinamool has revealed that the “partisan behavior of the EC and some of its officials” had led to a dip in the party’s voting percentage in Kolkata and some areas around it.
The move comes while the Trinamool Congress has been under constant fire for allegedly ‘encouraging’ their party cadre to attack opposition party workers, offices and their residence.
Khokon Sheikh took a bullet in the thigh Monday morning at Singhee village of the Nanoor Assembly constituency, which has in the past been the epicentre of an ongoing feud between two TMC groups.
Mamata Banerjee’s move follows reports of Trinamool workers allegedly attacking Opposition cadres in a number of instances.
The two ministers in Mamata’s cabinet from Malda, arch rivals Sabitri Mitra and Krishnendu Narayan, both lost their seats on Thursday.
TMC MP and leader of the minority cell Idris Ali said that people have foiled the joint attempt of Congress and the Left Front that tried its bit to spread rumours about the party having an “understanding with the BJP”.