January 21, 2014
Buoyed by the surge of development under Mamata Banerjee, Opposition leaders make a beeline to join Trinamool
To be a part of the ongoing flood of developmental work across the state, leaders and workers from all other parties are joining Trinamool Congress in large numbers. In a programme at Trinamool Bhavan today, senior leaders from opposition parties joined the party.
Some of the people who joined Trinamool today are – Prof. Nityanada Dey senior leader of Indian National Congress, Krishna Chandra Chandra, District President Howrah Congress, Maitreyee Saha, State President of Mahila Congress and AICC member, Mohd. Ashrafuddin, Secretary of West Bengal Pradesh Congress , Sandip Dutta, Secretary of West Bengal Pradesh Congress and Sanjoy Banerjee, General Secretary of NSUI.
Sadananda Ghosh, Sita Kaul, Momin Lashkar, Janshree Haldar, Mofuz Sardar, Rabindranath Haldar, Shipra Mondol, Malati Madal, Rabeya Sheikh, Kader Sheikh – Panchayat members of CPI(M) from Kultali Assembly constituency, leaders from SUCI and other Left parties also joined the party.
Papiya Paul Chaturvedi, INTUC Secretary from North Kolkata, Biswanath Hela, North Kolkata District Committee Secretary of INC were among the new faces in Trinamool Congress.
Mustaque Ahbad Milan, area president of INC of the Jalangi Assembly in Murshidabad, Pachan Haldar, Panchyayt Pradhan of INC in the same area along with other leaders, members of Forward Block and CPI(M) in Howrah also joined Trinamool Congress today.
Vice Chairman of Kisan Congress and leaders from All India Muslim league were also among the new joinees in Trinamool.
Speaking on the occasion, leader of the party in Lok Sabha, Sudip Bandyopadhyay said, “Trinamool Government believes in transparency and accountability. We always talk based on facts and do not indulge in personal attacks. Dr BC Roy is called `Bengal`s architect`. Very soon, Mamata Banerjee will earn the epithet because of her work.”
He added, “After next LS elections, Trinamool will be the decisive factor to form the next government. WB CM is working tirelessly to turn Kolkata into a global city. Governance is not cakewalk. It involves hard work, dedication and a lot of selfless service. WB CM is doing just that. It took years of hard work to dislodge CPI(M) from power. We must be on our guard to maintain peace in the state.”