Shubhendu Adhikari met Mamta Banerjee, Chief Minister told her brother; What’s the point?

BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Shubhendu Adhikari came to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday. Adhikari has been in the Trinamool Congress for a long time and had joined the BJP just before the last West Bengal assembly elections. Shubhendu defeated Mamta Banerjee in a close contest from Nandigram seat. This meeting between Mamta and Shubhendu is also important because many TMC leaders had left Daman and joined BJP before the elections, but after the election results, they again joined Mamta Banerjee’s party. After the meeting, Mamta Banerjee called Shubhendu Adhikari her brother.

An invitation was sent on behalf of Mamta Banerjee to meet Shubhendu Adhikari. After this, he reached the assembly on Friday afternoon to meet Mamata Banerjee. During this, some other MLAs were also present along with the officer. Many political meanings are being extracted from this meeting between Mamta Banerjee and Shubhendu Adhikari. Questions are being raised whether the equations have started changing again in West Bengal. Can Shubhendu Adhikari join TMC again? However, Shubhendu Adhikari has described this meeting as just a courtesy call.

Leader of the Opposition Shubhendu met Mamta Banerjee for the first time after the last assembly elections. Later in the assembly session, the Chief Minister addressed Shubhendu as his brother. Shubhendu Adhikari did not attend the swearing-in ceremony of the Governor and blamed the Chief Minister. Just two days after that both of them met in the assembly. After the meeting, Mamta Banerjee said, ‘I called Shubhendu for tea. The leader of the opposition in the state answered the call. At the same time, Shubhendu later said, “It was a courtesy call. However, I did not drink tea.”

Officers have been attacking Mamta Banerjee

Ever since leaving the Trinamool Congress, Shubhendu Adhikari has been a frequent attacker on Mamta Banerjee. Shubhendu Adhikari recently claimed that the ruling Trinamool Congress wants to remove Hindus from some areas. He also accused the Chief Minister of the state, Mamta Banerjee, of doing politics of intimidation. In fact, a dispute had arisen in Mominpur over the poster, which later turned into violence. The official had said, “They (TMC) want to remove Hindus from Mominpur, Iqbalpur and Khidirpur. This is Mamta Banerjee’s vote bank politics. Hindu votes are going towards BJP and CM Banerjee is getting minority votes by running threats and communal campaign.

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