In order to defeat the Trinamool Congress in the next panchayat elections, BJP MP Saumitra Khan urged all opposition parties—including the Congress and the Left Front—to work together.
Khan’s idea was, however, rejected by the Left Front and the Congress because they saw the BJP and the TMC as “two sides of the same coin.”
The TMC in power asserted that Khan’s plea demonstrated the existence of a tacit agreement between the three parties in West Bengal.
“In the rural polls at the booth level, the fight should be TMC versus all. All we want is to defeat the TMC, and anyone or any force willing to fight against the TMC can join hands. If someone at the booth level can defeat the TMC and needs our support, we will support them,” Khan told reporters here on Tuesday.
“Yes, in West Bengal, we are fighting against the TMC. But that doesn’t mean we will join hands with the BJP. For us, the TMC and the BJP are grave threats to Bengal,” he said.
His remarks were made in light of the opposition parties’ victories in the cooperative elections that were held in Purba Medinipur and other areas of the state.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the president of the West Bengal Congress, declared that the grand old party would never ally itself with the saffron camp.
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