Big setback for Mahagathbandhan in West Bengal, while on Saturday Congress national president Rahul Gandhi announced that there will not be any alliance with Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Bengal for upcoming general assembly. Somen Mitra, President West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC), conveyed the message, where Rahul and others senior leaders declined a probability to form an alliance with TMC, before media. He said to media, “Party will not be aligning with TMC. Our leader Rahul Gandhi and others clearly said that if there is an alliance with dignity, it will be there, otherwise there would not be any alliance.”
Present governing body of Pradesh Congress Committee working in Bengal is hardliner figure, who have anti-TMC stand and they are anticipating that TMC will not spare them (Pradesh Congress) dignified seat to contest in Lok Sabha if the party joined hand with Didi’s party. Recently some dignified figures belongs to Congress, along a party MP (Member of Parliament) joined TMC. The party has only four MP, after Mausam Benajir Noor joined TMC, in West Bengal. Now TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee is planning to make her party a dignified figure that could take part in government formation process after general election. And she is also trying to make herself Prime Minister face, who will lead to Mahgathbandhan (anti-Modi bloc).
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After calculating all these equations, a Pradesh Congress team led by Somen Mitra had knocked Rahul Gandhi’s doors and proposed not be align with TMC. Rahul listened their voice and sealed the proposal, said a Congress leader close to Gandhi family.