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TMC will maintain equal distance from Cong, BJP TMC will maintain equal distance from Cong, BJP Kolkata, Oct 2 (PTI) With union minister Jairam Rameshruling out an alliance with the Trinamool Congress in the 2014Lok Sabha elections, senior TMC leader Subrata Mukherjee todaysaid that his party would maintain equal distance from boththe Congress and the BJP. "We will keep a 1000 km distance from both theCongress and the BJP. We have contested elections alone andour position is well established in election results. We willcontest alone which the people want," Mukherjee, the panchayatminister, told reporters here. He claimed that Ramesh's remarks ruling out alliancewith the TMC was not in tune with Prime Minister ManmohanSingh's contention. "Perhaps he has said that without knowing or he has aquarrel with the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister has saidthat in politics all doors remain open, while he (Ramesh) issaying something else," Mukherjee said. PTI PKC PCHKS

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