Trinamool intends to contest in Jharkhan,Odisha, Assam 2019 LS
Purulia: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said her party Trinamool Congress will contest a number of Lok Sabha seats in the neighbouring states of Jharkhand, Odisha and Assam in the 2019 General Elections.
Upping the ante against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Banerjee said the saffron outfit will draw a blank in Bengal in 2019 and also lose a large number of seats in several states where they are currently ruling.
“Those who live in Bengal-Jharkhand border districts like Purulia, West Midnapore, Jhargram and Birbhum should be prepared. We will fight in a number of Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand. We will also fight in a number of seats in Odisha, with whom we share our border,” Banerjee announced during a public rally in Purulia’s Balarampur.
We (Trinamool) will fight in some Lok Sabha seats in Assam as well. We will contest from these states beside Bengal as we want our relationship with the neighbors to be good,” she said.
The Trinamool Congress supreme claimed that the BJP will lose in the Assembly elections in both Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and will eventually be dethroned from the Centre in 2019.
Issuing a veiled warning to BJP supporters from Jharkhand, who allegedly enter Bengal to create unrest, Banerjee said her party will build up resistance forces and enter Jharkhand, if needed, to stop atrocities against delist and tribal’s living there.