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Mamata Banerjee To Go to Delhi, Might Meet PM Amid Vice Presidential Ballot


Mamata Banerjee is more likely to meet with PM Narendra Modi in Delhi, sources stated (File)

New Delhi:

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is more likely to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout her Delhi go to this night, folks acquainted with the matter advised IHNS. She’s going to keep within the nationwide capital for 4 days.

Although Ms Banerjee’s go to is linked to a gathering of the federal government’s suppose tank NITI Aayog on Sunday, she can be within the metropolis through the vice presidential election scheduled on Saturday.

Her occasion, Trinamool Congress, will abstain from voting within the vice presidential election, for which the BJP has fielded Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar because the Nationwide Democratic Alliance candidate. The opposition’s joint candidate is Margaret Alva.

Ms Banerjee’s occasion says the opposition events didn’t seek the advice of them earlier than deciding on Ms Alva.

Mr Dhankhar’s elevation as Vice President will transfer him out of Bengal to Delhi, and for Ms Banerjee, that may be a big win.

The Chief Minister and Mr Dhankhar have clashed relentlessly over the previous three years, with Ms Banerjee accusing the Governor of hounding her on the occasion of the BJP on the centre.

Regardless of the hostile relationship, Mr Dhankhar is believed to have sought Ms Banerjee’s help. The 2 met in Darjeeling final month and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, often called the BJP’s north-east strategist, was additionally current.

Mr Banerjee has stated most Trinamool MPs have been in opposition to backing the opposition vice presidential candidate.

Ms Banerjee had earlier skipped conferences of the NITI Aayog, with claims that the central physique has finished nothing helpful for states.

The Bengal Chief Minister can also be more likely to meet together with her occasion MPs and go to the central corridor of parliament, the place it is going to be keenly watched whether or not she makes any try and restore bridges with different opposition events.

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