TMC nominates ex-Goa CM Luizinho Faleiro to Rajya Sabha

Former chief minister of Goa and newly appointed nationwide vice-president of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) Luizinho Faleiro was nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the occasion on Saturday.

Announcing the choice, the Mamata Banerjee-led occasion wrote on Twitter: “We are extremely pleased to nominate @luizinhofaleiro to the Upper House of the Parliament. We are confident that his efforts towards serving the nation shall be appreciated widely by our people!”

Faleiro had give up the Congress and likewise resigned as an MLA on September 29 earlier than becoming a member of the TMC. “In a political career spanning over four decades, former Goa CM Luizinho Faleiro has worked ardently towards the development of people. We have full faith that under his able guidance, AITC will reach greater heights and continue the fight to protect every Indian citizen’s democratic rights,” the TMC had mentioned in assertion on the time of his becoming a member of.

The TMC, as a part of its nationwide growth plan, has jumped into the electoral battle in Goa and has determined to contest the election scheduled early subsequent yr by itself. The occasion has named its marketing campaign for the 2022 polls in Goa, ‘Goenchi Navi Sakal’ (Goa’s New Dawn), and has pressed in leaders like Derek O’Brien, Babul Supriyo and Sougata Roy to strengthen the organisation.

Recently, tennis veteran Leander Paes, too, joined the Trinamool Congress, saying that that he needed to create a distinction in society by thwarting all makes an attempt to divide it on spiritual and racial strains.