Ready to increase assist to Akhilesh Yadav for UP polls: Mamata Banerjee

“If Akhilesh wants, then we are ready to extend our help to him,” Banerjee was quoted as saying by information company ANI.

The assertion comes at a time when Trinamool Congress, as a part of its pan-India growth plans, has recognized a slew of states the place it desires to realize footprints. The social gathering has recognized Tripura, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Goa to make inroads.

Following its resounding victory in Assembly elections in West Bengal, the social gathering has seen a gentle stream of leaders becoming a member of its ranks. Congress chief Kirti Azad, former Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar, and former JD(U) MP Pavan Varma have been among the many newest to affix the social gathering. They have been formally inducted into the social gathering within the presence of CM Banerjee in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Banerjee, who’s on a three-day go to to Delhi, on Wednesday mentioned that she met PM Modi and demanded that the choice to increase BSF’s jurisdiction within the state be withdrawn.

Meanwhile, Akhilesh met Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) nationwide president Jayant Chaudhary in Lucknow on Tuesday afternoon to debate a potential seat-sharing components. Sources mentioned a proper announcement could be made quickly. While the 2 events fought the 2017 elections individually, for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the RLD was a part of the Grand Alliance with the SP and BSP.

On Wednesday, AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh met Akhilesh in Lucknow, after which he mentioned that each the events are in talks to signal a seat-sharing pact.

“We have started the talks today. Our primary goal is to defeat the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, which is suffering under the misrule of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Akhilesh Yadav is in talks with many parties and our meeting today is also a step in that direction,” Singh instructed The Indian Express.

(With company inputs)