New Delhi: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma advised NDTV on Thursday that the Congress was heading for a horse-riding marketing campaign with none need to win, giving particulars of why he and 11 different MLAs switched to the Trinamool Congress.
“We (Congress) are going to struggle elections to not win. It’s the ‘chalta hai’ angle that we’re going with,” stated Dr Sangma, explaining why the celebration misplaced the earlier state elections. He stated Congress was weak in lots of states and had no credible plan for revival.
“Sadly, there are various different senior leaders who’ve tried to speak to the senior management of the Congress, however to no avail … It isn’t that Dr. Mukul Sangma didn’t strive. Have an viewers [with the Congress leadership]Dr. Sangma stated when requested if he had tried to debate the problems with the celebration management earlier than switching to Trinamool.
The previous chief minister stated it was election strategist Prashant Kishor who approached him to affix the Trinamool. The 2 sides held a number of rounds of talks and it was a “long run job”.
“We additionally did some analysis on our personal finish … and noticed if it was potential to coordinate with somebody. Then he (Prashant Kishor) additionally urged … that you must see this explicit place (Trinamool). Out there, “stated Dr. Sangma.
The assertion got here on a day when the spin-off of the Trinamool-led Mamata Banerjee-led Congress took Mukul Sangma and 11 different Congress MLAs for a large rebellion for the ruling celebration in northeast West Bengal.
Sources stated that the Meghalaya MLAs had submitted a letter to Meeting Speaker Metbah Lingdoh round 10 pm on Wednesday informing them of their change of place.
The event, which makes the Trinamool Congress the principle opposition celebration within the state, got here a day after it joined the Trinamool Congress in Delhi within the presence of Congress leaders Kirti Azad and Ashok Tanwar in addition to former Janata Dal (United) chief Pawan Verma. Celebration chief Mamata Banerjee is at present on a go to to the nationwide capital.