Congress-Left to struggle for Bengals identification: Jitin Prasada

Published:Nov 28, 202317:32
Congress-Left to struggle for Bengals identification: Jitin Prasada

Alleging that the TMC and the BJP are busy in "ego battles", Congress' West Bengal in-charge Jitin Prasada on Sunday stated the Congress-Left alliance for the upcoming meeting polls presents to the folks an alternate that's dedicated to bread and butter points and preventing for the identification of Bengal.

He stated the Congress is targeted on sealing the seat-sharing association with the Left events "as soon as possible" and asserted that the panel fashioned to carry talks on it could concentrate on the "quality" of seats that the occasion will get to struggle.

In an interview with PTI, Prasada stated that whereas the state unit and the All India Congress Committee (AICC) had been working carefully, there might be no "back seat driving" from Delhi and no matter is in the perfect curiosity of the occasion might be completed taking all stakeholders into confidence.

The AICC in-charge of West Bengal stated there was a requirement from the state leaders for Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to extensively marketing campaign within the West Bengal Meeting polls and asserted that when the opportune time comes the highest management will marketing campaign.

Requested about seat-sharing with the Left, Prasada stated, "The seat-sharing process and talks are on which we plan to close as soon as possible and we should be having our candidates in place well ahead of time so that we can focus on the seats that the party is fighting on."

"We are very interested that this seat-sharing is finalised so that we can concentrate on joint programmes which will lead to vote transfer more easily," the previous Union minister stated.

On when seat-sharing talks are anticipated to be closed, Prasada stated a senior degree committee headed by state unit president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury with Congress Legislature Social gathering chief Abdul Mannan, former state chief Pradeep Bhattacharya and Nepal Mahato as its members is engaged on it.

"This committee which is in place is very equipped in terms of expertise and knowledge and they will take a decision (on seat- sharing) looking at not only the number but the quality of seats that we are going to be fighting," the 47-year-old chief stated.

Accusing the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) of not specializing in folks's points, Prasada stated this election in Bengal ought to have been in regards to the efficiency of the BJP-led central authorities and what it has completed for Bengal, in addition to in regards to the report card of the TMC, however sadly it has been about "ego battles".

The advantage of plenty of schemes has not been handed on to the folks due to the Centre-state battle, he stated and cited that the advantages of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme weren't reaching the folks in West Bengal.

Asserting that there are different crucial points like employment, infrastructure, training, well being which aren't being talked about, Prasada alleged that the BJP and the TMC are curious about taking the main target away from actual points as a result of they "want to hide the failures of their governments".

"The other issue is we have seen how media muscle has been used by both the parties (TMC and BJP) and the very identity and culture of Bengal, its rich cultural heritage, has been slowly destroyed. Congress will fight to protect the heritage and culture of Bengal," he stated.

The BJP particularly needs to impose its personal tradition on the folks of West Bengal which the Congress is not going to enable, Prasada asserted.

The BJP and the TMC try to cover behind frivolous points and creating an environment of rigidity and ego, he stated, including that, "We want people of Bengal First not personal egos".

Requested if this election might be for shielding Bengal's identification and tradition, Prasada stated, "Of course, this is one of our main planks especially when the BJP wants to impose its own culture."

He additionally slammed the Mamata Banerjee-led state authorities, alleging that there was plenty of legislation and order points which have come to mild, and asserted that "we will present an alternative to the people of Bengal".

Requested if the Congress-Left alliance will declare a chief ministerial face, Prasada stated there might be a dialogue on this problem however first the precedence was to make sure that seat-sharing occurs and the joint marketing campaign begins.

Underlining that the Congress-Left alliance has a deep-rooted reference to the folks of West Bengal, he stated the bread and butter points have been placed on the again burner which the alliance will carry to mild.

The election for the 294-member West Bengal meeting are prone to be held in April-Might.


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