Chalta Hai’s Attitude Of Congress Behind The Loss
Former Minister Meghalaya Mukul Sangma told NDTV on Thursday the Congress had entered a cavalier attitude in the election war with no motivation to win, former Minister Meghalaya Mukul Sangma told NDTV on Thursday, stating details why he and 11 other MLAs switched to the Trinamool Congress.
“We (Parliament) entered the election war not to win. It is the ‘Chalta two’ attitude that we go for,” said Dr. Sangma, explaining why the party lost in the elections. previous state election. He said Congress was weakened in some states and had no credible plan for a revival.
“Unfortunately, there are many other senior leaders who have tried to talk to the Senior leadership in the National Assembly, but in vain … it seems that Dr. Mukul Sangma did not try. Dr. Mukul Sangma put in his efforts time and time again, there’s an audience [with the Congress leadership]”, said Dr Sangma, when asked if he had tried discussing the issues with the party leadership before moving to Trinamool.
The former minister said election strategist Prashant Kishor approached him to join Trinamool. The two sides have held several rounds of negotiations and it is a “long-term mission”.
“We also did a little research … and saw if it might be a good fit for anyone. Then he (Prashant Kishor) also suggested … that you need to consider if you don’t. this particular time (Trinamool) Dr. Sangma said.
The claim came on a day when Trinamool – a Parliamentary sub-organization led by Mamata Banerjee – joined Mukul Sangma and 11 other Parliamentary MLAs in a major coup against West Bengal’s ruling party. in the northeast.
The Meghalaya MLAs sent a letter to Metbah Speaker Lyngdoh around 10 p.m. Wednesday, informing him of their change of status, sources said.
The development makes the Trinamool Congress the main opposition party in the state, coming a day after Congress leaders Kirti Azad and Ashok Tanwar as well as Pawan Varma, formerly of Janata Dal (United), joined The Trinamool Congress in Delhi in the presence of party leader Mamata Banerjee is currently visiting the national capital.