Pranab should have telephoned Mamata: TMC
“We had no invitation," he pointed out. In an oblique reference to Mukherjee`s meeting with MPs and MLAs of CPI(M) and Forward Bloc in the Assembly seeking their support for his candidature, Subrata, the Panchayat Minister, said "some people feel comfortable in the company of CPI(M)."
To a question, he said Trinamool Congress had no candidate but A P J Kalam was its choice as the presidential candidate. State Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim said "we had also fought election in the past and sought votes from all even from CPI(M) knowing fully well it will not support."