West Bengal: Mamata-Congress tiff widened

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Kolkata, Jan 9: With Congress-Trinamool tiff creates ripple in west Bengal, Trinamool youth wing on Monday, Jan 9 launched a rally against Congress after the chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that Congress was free to walk out of the alliance.

"Trinamool Congress exclusively consists of defectors from the Congress. In order to sustain itself, Trinamool is now attempting to engineer further defection across the state," said Om Prakash Mishra, general secretary of West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC). The rally has sparked the tiff between the two parties.

"Trinamool will fight the poll alone. If Congress feels they can go with CPI-M, they can do it. Door is open. We can go alone," said Mamata.

West Bengal congress leaders considered Trinamool as the Bharatiya Janata Party's B-team.

Mukul Roy Trinamool leader on Jan 9, may announced the names of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election candidates. The matter might worsened if Trinamool's decision to field for the Uttar Pradesh elections.

Last week, Youth Congress protested against the Mamata Banerjee's decision to rename a building named after the country's former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Even Congress hit out at the paddy price issue.

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