Senior Trinamool Congress chief Abhishek Banerjee on Wednesday asserted that his social gathering won’t be cowed down by the BJP’s “intimidation techniques” and it’ll be certain that the nation is “free of the shackles of the authoritarian duo sitting in Delhi” within the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The TMC nationwide basic secretary, who can also be the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, additionally condemned the arrest of a number of social gathering leaders and staff in Tripura for allegedly violating COVID-19 norms and participating within the TMC Martyrs’ Day programme within the northeastern state.
“We won’t be cowed down by the threats and intimidation of the BJP. We have to be certain that India turns into free from the shackles of the authoritarian duo sitting in Delhi,” the Diamond Harbour MP mentioned, with out elaborating on whom he known as the “duo”. “I need to thank the leaders of varied political events who attended our occasion. All of us have to combat collectively towards the authoritarian regime. The TMC will combat below the steering of Mamata Banerjee. West Bengal would be the beacon for the nation,” he mentioned, whereas concluding the programme after the TMC supremo’s speech.
The parliamentarian, who was appointed because the social gathering’s nationwide basic secretary after its huge victory on this 12 months’s meeting elections, performed a significant position in guaranteeing that the annual Martyrs’ Day occasion was a gala programme and beamed stay in varied components of the nation. He has been given the cost of increasing the social gathering’s base throughout the nation.
“We strongly condemn the assault on @AITCofficial supporters in @BJP4India dominated states. We’ll NOT be cowed down by such intimidation techniques! On #ShahidDibas, let me reiterate that TRINAMOOL won’t budge an inch in its combat towards the oppressive forces. COME WHAT MAY!” he tweeted. After the social gathering’s huge victory for the third consecutive time period, the TMC has vowed to unfold its wings in different states to attain a pan-India presence, and the Martyrs’ Day occasion was used to spice up its nationwide footprint.
The digital deal with was not solely addressed by leaders of varied events, together with the NCP, Congress, Shiv Sena and Samajwadi Social gathering, however was additionally aired stay in states like Punjab, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, New Delhi, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and poll-bound Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh. A number of senior TMC leaders have been despatched to those states to participate within the stay streaming programmes.
“We’re in Uttar Pradesh as we speak to unfold the message of Mamata Banerjee for restoration of democracy within the nation. The Samajwadi Social gathering has supported us in the course of the meeting polls. They’re our allies. The BJP needs to be defeated in each UP and throughout the nation at any value,” TMC chief whip in Rajya Sabha, Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, mentioned. Banerjee’s speech was telecasted on large screens throughout West Bengal, and in addition in different states.
In West Bengal, the speech was telecasted as delivered by Banerjee, who spoke in English, Hindi and Bengali, whereas in different states, it was translated into native languages. In Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union House Minister Amit Shah’s residence turf Gujarat, the place meeting elections are due in 2022, the TMC aired Banerjee’s speech on large screens in a number of districts in Gujarati.
Graffiti and posters projecting Banerjee as ‘Amma’, a sobriquet hooked up to late AIADMK chief Jayalalitha, have come up in Chennai, because the TMC tries to make inroads into the southern states with its first foray being in Tamil Nadu. Additionally, the social gathering’s mouthpiece ‘Jago Bangla’ grew to become a day by day from weekly from Wednesday.