February 2, 2023
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Adhir Chowdhury mentioned the subject of Congress’s alliance with ISF and CPM was not mentioned (File)

Kolkata:

West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury mentioned the BJP’s “polarisation politics” has broken the Congress massively, however helped Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee within the just lately held Assembly elections.

Speaking to ANI after a gathering in Kolkata to debate the outcomes of the recently-held polls, Mr Chowdhury mentioned that the political situation was not within the favour of Congress and the state’s minority inhabitants selected the Trinamool Congress to “eliminate communal forces”.

In the eight-phase meeting elections held earlier this yr, the Trinamool Congress emerged victorious with 213 of the whole 294 seats. The BJP managed 77. The Samyukt Morcha, comprising the Congress, the Left and the Indian Secular Front (ISF), might handle just one seat, belonging to the ISF.

“The political scenario was not in our favour during the West Bengal assembly elections. The BJP had put all their forces to fight Mamata (Banerjee) but they failed. BJP’s polarization politics caused us massive damage, but benefited Mamata Banerjee. The minority population felt that if there is anyone that can eliminate communal forces like the BJP, it is the Trinamool Congress and Mamata (Banerjee),” he instructed ANI.

Speaking in regards to the social gathering’s alliance with the ISF and CPM, Mr Chowdhury mentioned the subject was not mentioned.

“We never formed an alliance with the ISF. Our alliance is with the Communist Party of India (Marxist). We have not parted ways and the alliance is still there. ISF leaders haven’t said anything against us or the alliance, and neither have we. If there is any rift in the alliance, it will be revealed,” he mentioned.

He additional knowledgeable that different matters mentioned within the assembly included the route of the Congress in West Bengal and the plan of action for the approaching elections.

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