The Trinamool Congress’ (TMC) post-victory evolution in West Bengal has happened quickly and in Technicolor. The BJP’s former Union minister Babul Supriyo, who had lost all bearing in his party after his defeat, has joined the TMC.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate in a plea filed by Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee, the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and his wife Rujira Banerjee, who have approached the Court seeking to quash the ED summons in a case of alleged money laundering in the West Bengal Coal Scam.
It is not a secret that Congress (interim) president Sonia Gandhi wants a broad-based alliance with Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the forthcoming elections. The bonhomie has been given the official stamp of approval. Even in the last elections – despite Adhir Chowdhury’s somewhat unfavourable comments....
The petition before the Supreme Court alleges that right after the declaration of legislative results, the Trina Mool Congress supporters started creating unrest for the simple reason that they had supported BJP in Assembly elections.
The signs about and around Mukul were clear, from his skipping a major BJP Pradesh committee meeting to his wife, who is suffering from Covid, being visited by Mamata’s nephew Abhisekh Banerjee in hospital.
The council of ministers of the government of West Bengal, in its first meeting on May 17, 2021, took the decision to set up a legislative council. In its manifesto, the Trinamool Congress had promised the formation of the council.