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”.
The sudden downpour failed to wash away the sea of green, as they smothered each other with the celebratory green gulaal.
Thursday’s poll outcome reflected that there was no impact of either the Sharada-Narada scams or the Vivekananda flyover collapse just on the eve of the polls.
In the 2011 elections, TMC had a 39 per cent vote share — as did the combined vote shares of the Congress and Left.
Suffering a rout in the current round of assembly polls, the Congress could take heart only from the fact that it managed to wrest power in Puducherry from its breakaway group AINRC with a simple majority.
When someone asked a question prefixing Didi as a VIP, she stopped him midway and corrected – “I am not a VIP. I am a LIP – Less Important Person. I want to continue as a commoner for the rest of my life. “
While incumbent Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee had remained silent on the tapes at her first few rallies, deciding instead to hit at out at the newly formed “opportunistic” ‘jote’, as she called it, she grew increasingly nervous and wary as the campaign wore on.