Elaborating on what is prompting the TMC high command to induct the turncoats, Ghosh said the party is discussing the issue with the local leadership from where the BJP MPs and MLAs were elected.
The relatives of the deceased persons alleged that the bombs were thrown by goons of the Congress as the party was scared of the "increasing popularity" of the two.
With the defection of Kanjilal, BJP’s strength in the Assembly has come down to 69 from 77 as five other MLAs had joined the ruling TMC earlier.
The pleas that have been also been filed by serial litigant ML Sharma, were mentioned before the bench led by CJI DY Chandrachud.
The anti-TMC campaign started a few months ago with the narrative that it is a “Bengali party”. The “outsiders’ party” tag was attached to it subsequently.
The election manifesto, containing ten pledges, was released by TMC national secretary Abhishek Banerjee in Shillong on Tuesday.
The BJP’s allegations of ineligible beneficiaries finding their way into the list of allottees have been met with TMC’s accusation of the Centre blocking funds to the eastern state.
The TMC had no base in the state but in November 2021, altogether 12 of the Congress' 17 MLAs, led by former Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, jumped ship to wear TMC colours
Tripura Trinamool Congress president Pijush Kanti Biswas said TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister will arrive in Tripura on February 6 to campaign for party candidates.
Several documents and a diary were also seized from Ghosh's twin flats during the search operations by the ED which started on Friday morning, he added.
Normally, if the AIADMK contests any by-election, the announcement comes from the AIADMK headquarters. This time, strangely, the announcement came from an ally.
Meanwhile, the TMC unit of the Erode adopted a resolution saying that the seat should be allocated to the party.
Referring to the central teams visit to Bengal to oversee implementation of various schemes, Mamata alleged they were being sent to ‘harass’ the state government.
Jakir Hossain is the MLA from Jangipur in Murshidabad and a former junior labour minister in the West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet.
BJP state spokesperson Samik Bhattacharya said, "TMC factions are involved in brutal attacks against each other. They are turning West Bengal into killing fields".
The Opposition BJP recently alleged that those deserving were not getting funds under PMAY, the housing scheme for the rural poor, in TMC-controlled panchayats.
Sources in the saffron camp said the party is yet to build up strong organisational set up at the ground level.
As such, given the prevailing situation, the AIADMK would leave the by-election to the TMC.
The report, which was released on Friday, stated that out of a total income of Rs 545.74 crore of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in 2021-22, as much as Rs 528.14 crore came from electoral bonds.
Bengal's first Vande Bharat started running fast on its tracks last week but politics has also gained equal pace since the day the wheels of the train started rolling.