Kolkata, May 24: Offended over the “assaults” on its occasion activists throughout West Bengal allegedly by the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Congress on Tuesday introduced it could boycott Mamata Banerjee authorities’s swearing-in ceremony on May 27.
“We’re boycotting the occasion. We really feel if we attend the fucntion it will likely be an incredible injustice to our occasion staff who’re bearing the brunt of the violence unleashed by the Trinamool Congress because the latest meeting polls,” mentioned state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.
He additionally questioned the “elaborate and wasteful” preparations being made for the ceremony to be held on Indira Gandhi Sarani (erstwhile Red Road).
The Congress would maintain a sit-in demonstration at Esplanade in Central Kolkata on the similar time when Banerjee takes her oath.
“We’re shocked over the crores of rupees being squandered for the oath-taking ceremony. Bengal is the very best debt-ridden state within the nation. I do not know what has prompted the Trinamool and Mamata Banerjee to make such lavish preparations by closing the essential Red street,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, the Congress excessive command would determine the title of the Congress legislature social gathering chief, who would additionally turn out to be the chief of the opposition.
Profitable 44 seats, the Congress has emerged as the biggest opposition within the state.
“We now have despatched the bio-date and all particulars of all of the legislators to the Congress excessive command. Congress president Sonia Gandhi will take the ultimate determination,” stated Chowdhury after a state occasion assembly.
A state Congress committee assembly additionally determined that the alliance with the Left Front wouldn’t solely be continued, but in addition strengthened in any respect ranges.
The Congress would quickly put forth a suggestion to the LF management to kind coordination committees within the districts.
Chowdhury stated Congress leaders would additionally participate within the two-day sit-in demonstration introduced by the LF at Esplanade in protest in opposition to the post-poll violence.
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