‘Can’t take us lightly’, why Mamata Banerjee’s TMC is angry with Congress? reason revealed

‘Can’t take us lightly’, why Mamata Banerjee’s TMC is angry with Congress?  reason revealed

After the Trinamool Congress stayed away from the march by opposition parties, a senior party leader said on Wednesday that ‘the Congress cannot take us lightly’. Sources in West Bengal’s ruling party said that the TMC leadership is miffed over the way Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury comments on Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee. The Trinamool Congress did not sign a letter written to Enforcement Directorate Director SK Mishra, seeking an inquiry into the allegations against the Adani group. It also did not participate in the march of opposition parties from Parliament House to the ED headquarters.

‘Congress cannot take us lightly’

The police stopped this march at Vijay Chowk itself. When asked about the party’s stand, a senior Trinamool leader said, “The Congress cannot take us for granted. On one hand its senior leaders are alleging ‘Mamata-Adani-Modi nexus’ and on the other hand it is expected that Trinamool will stand by them. The person from Congress who made this comment is the leader of the party in the Lok Sabha.

‘In contact with other opposition parties’

The Trinamool leader did not name Chowdhary, though the senior Congress leader had recently opened up against Mamata Banerjee in the bypoll to West Bengal’s Sagardidhi assembly seat. Another senior leader of Mamata Banerjee’s party says that her party is aware that the tussle between the two main opposition parties is affecting the opposition unity and creating a negative situation. He said, “We are in touch with other opposition parties besides the Congress. We have taken like-minded parties into confidence.

March of opposition parties to go to ED headquarters

Leaders of 16 opposition parties, including the Congress, took out a march from Parliament House on Wednesday to submit a memorandum to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a case related to the Adani group, but were stopped by the police at Vijay Chowk. Opposition MPs were stopped by the police at Vijay Chowk just after they left Parliament House for the ED headquarters. The police had placed barricades near Vijay Chowk. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge told reporters, “We were going to meet the ED director to submit a memorandum in the Adani Group scam case, but the government stopped us and did not even let us go till Vijay Chowk.” . He said that the opposition wants to present a detailed version of the matter before the ED and will try to go ahead.

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