KOLKATA: The ruling Trinamool Congress celebrated its twenty third Foundation Day on Friday and asserted that the occasion chief Mamata Banerjee is the “true upholder” of Bengal’s tradition and values.
The opposition BJP mocked at TMC’s basis day celebartions saying this would be the final time that Mamata Banerjee’s occasion does so whereas being in energy.
The meeting polls are due in April-May this yr and will likely be essential because the saffron occasion, which has by no means been in energy on this politically polarised state, will search to unseat Banerjee who has been in energy for 2 consecutive phrases.
Senior TMC leaders led by state occasion president Subrata Bakshi hoisted the occasion flag at its state headquarters and congratulated staff for his or her tireless efforts in serving folks.
“In the previous 23 years our TMC household fought many battles whereby increasingly more folks bestowed their religion in @MamataOfficial because the true upholder of Bengal’s tradition, pleasure & values! As we step into one other yr, we promise to at all times defend & serve the folks of Bengal,” the TMC tweeted.
The feedback by TMC come within the backdrop of the raging “outsider-insider” debate within the state. TMC has repeatedly branded BJP as a celebration of outsiders which poses a risk to the tradition and values of the state.
Senior TMC chief Firhad Hakim termed the saffron occasion as an “outfit of poachers”.
“The BJP cannot win the polls in a direct contest. So they’ve unleashed the CBI, the ED and are poaching our leaders to pin us down. But that will not yield any outcome because the occasion of poachers will likely be defeated and the traitors will be unable to avoid wasting them,” he stated.
Mocking TMC, Dilip Ghosh, the BJP state president stated “The days of the TMC authorities are numbered in Bengal. This is the final time that it’s observing its basis day whereas being in energy.
“Once it’s voted out within the subsequent meeting polls, anyone can guess the destiny of the TMC,” he added.
The TMC had issued directions to its staff to conduct numerous programmes throughout the state to mark the event.
The occasion’s leaders in districts have organized numerous capabilities and road nook conferences to spotlight its achievements within the final ten years.
Banerjee broke away from the Congress and fashioned TMC on January 1, 1998, with the target to oust the then Left Front regime from energy within the state. The occasion achieved its objective in May 2011 after allying with the Congress.
TMC faces a problem within the subsequent meeting elections, as a resurgent BJP within the state has pulled out all stops to defeat it.