Unrest over TMC’s civic poll list: Mamata Banerjee says the list is final

February 08, 2022

Amid confusion over the list of Trinamool candidates released on Friday for civic body polls and large scale protests across the state, when the differences between Trinamool Congress leadership and its political consultant Prashant Kishor’s Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) is becoming evident, Trinamool Congress Supremo Mamata Banerjee clarified on Monday the list released for 108 municipal bodies which is signed by the party President Subrata Bakshi and secretary general Partha Chatte ..

Differences between the candidate list released by the party and the uploaded list on the website had created confusion on Saturday.

Meanwhile, speculations are rife that West Bengal Trinamool Congress Supremo Mamata Banerjee is likely to sever its ties with Prashant Kishor’s I-PAC in future. The political party and I-PAC have a contract till 2026 and I-PAC is working for Trinamool in West Bengal, Goa and Tripura.

Speaking to ET, I-PAC chief Prashant Kishor denied such claims and told ET that he has no such information about it. “I have no information about the matter and I don’t know about it,” Prashant Kishor told ET, when asked about his organization severing ties with Trinamool Congress is making rounds in social media. A vernacular daily also reported on the issue.