Rahul Gandhi assures state leaders their views will be given due importance
Amitabha Majumder said: “Ours is a C division party and Roy is an A division leader. There were indications that he would join us but with the recent developments, it seems he would not.”
The Indian Express reporters read between the headlines of this year to interpret what will make news in 2016.
Mamata-di will end 2015 on a happier note than she began it with the successive arrests of her ministers and MPs in the Saradha scam and the subsequent estrangement of her closest aide Mukul Roy.
A little ahead of the dinner, Roy met Mamata when he visited the Central Hall of Parliament where the latter was meeting her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal.
Mamata called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi at 10, Janpath on Wednesday, setting off speculation about a renewed alliance with Bengal going to the polls next year.
As Congress members continued protesting, Mahajan adjourned the House for 25 minutes.
Bhunia also lashed out at CPM and particularly targetted party MP Md Salim for not standing beside the Congress on the National Herald issue.
The two, along with some party MPs, were also seen sitting together in the Central Hall earlier — an improvement from the time when they would ignore each other inside the House.
The party rescheduled its program and erected a temporary stage near the Collectorate where the supporters converged on Monday.
The midnight blue of the Goddess Kali mingled with the blue-and-white of the Trinamool Congress — shimmering blue lights, a blue gate, blue curtains and a blue pandal.
The former CPM state committee member had launched a new party after he was expelled for his alleged anti-party activities in February 2014.
Madan Mitra was expected to visit the CBI office to submit his passport and arrangements in the form of an ambulance that went to his residence had been made.
Roy’s visit becomes significant as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is also slated to visit north Bengal after completing her current two-day tour at Jangalmahal.
Polling had taken place in Bidhannagar, Asansol municipal corporations amid violence. The votes are being counted right now.