Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Madan Mitra on Monday announced that the regional party of West Bengal will enter national politics on July 21.
Further expressing his views Mitra said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will defeat Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
According to a Republic TV report, announcing that Mamata Banerjee's July 21 speech will be broadcast in all states, Madan Mitra said that the Mamata government will emerge victorious in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC) plans to install giant screens to broadcast Mamata's speech in Tripura, Assam, Odisha, Bihar, Punjab, UP and Delhi, he said.
Now, on West Bengal's Martyr's Day (July 21), Madan Mitra announced that Mamata Banerjee's speech will be broadcasted virtually across the whole country. Generally, TMC observes July 21 to commemorate the police firing in 1993 in Kolkata during a rally organised by the State Youth Congress under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee, in which 13 people lost their lives.
'There Will Be Mamata Govt In Delhi In 2024': Madan Mitra
As per Madan Mitra, the TMC has decided to install giant screens in Agartala in Tripura, Guwahati and Silchar in Assam, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, and Punjab. Mitra further stated that the main event is planned to happen in Delhi at the Constitution Club, where Mamata Banerjee will virtually address the gathering from Kolkata.
"This time, the slogan will be 'Modi Bharat Choro'. In UP elections, the BJP will suffer a huge loss and it will be a deciding factor for 2024 whether or not the BJP will retain power," Mitra further stated.
After winning the West Bengal elections, Mamata Banerjee had suggested that all anti-BJP parties should come together to challenge the BJP in the 2024 General Election. During her post-victory press conference, she hinted at holding a rally at the Brigade Parade Ground where leaders from other states could be called.
CM Mamata Attacks PM Modi For Praising UP Over COVID
On July 16, Mamata Banerjee attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for upholding the Uttar Pradesh government's handling of the second wave of the pandemic and praising the law and order in the state. While referring to the 'heinous incidents' of rapes at Unnao and Hathras, Mamata Banerjee said that Uttar Pradesh as a state was 'out of rule of law'.
Mamata Banerjee hit out, "How are dead bodies coming through the Ganges? They have sent dead bodies through the Ganges. Our holy Ganges has carried all the dead bodies coming through UP and Bihar to Bengal."