After Bengal bypolls, over 300 BJP, Congress workers switch over to TMC

On Thursday, the Trinamool Congress won all the three assembly constituencies - Kaliaganj, Kharagpur Sadar and Karimpur - that went to the hustings.

Published: 01st December 2019 09:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st December 2019 09:08 PM   |  A+A-

Trinamool flag, Trinamool Congress flag

Image of TMC flags used for representational purpose (File Photo | PTI)

By IANS

KOLKATA: Over 300 workers of the Congress and the BJP crossed over to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Sunday, days after the party's clean sweep in the state Assembly bypolls.

The Malda district Congress and BJP workers were formally welcomed into the Trinamool by its district president and former Lok Sabha member Mausam Benazir Noor during a programme at Mirzadpur in Ratua 2 community development block.

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"We will work together in ushering in development in Malda," said Noor, who handed them party flags.

"We have joined Trinamool to be a partner in the stupendous development work that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has undertaken across the state," said one of the new joinees to Trinamool.

On Thursday, the Trinamool Congress won all the three assembly constituencies - Kaliaganj, Kharagpur Sadar and Karimpur - that went to the hustings.

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