WB Chief Minister Mamata sends message against ‘factionalism’


Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday has warned of stern section by a strong message in case of assembly election against those who are trying to use party platform to serve personal interests.

CM Banerjee has also warned by a message against factionalism who want to do illegal work
She also threaten veteran TMC MP Saugata Roy for “imposing” his own views over those of the party.

“The party will decide about the ticket distribution, who will get a ticket or not. We will not tolerate factionalism,” Banerjee said.

Lashing out at section of party workers, the Trinamool Congress supremo said those who have just joined it should not think of becoming MLAs, MPs within a few days.

“Those who have just joined the party should not think that they will become MP/ MLA the very next day. I had come through student and youth politics. I had joined politics in mid seventies and contested Lok Sabha election in 1984 from Jadavpur constituency as many were unwilling to contest that seat then. Then I fought for 30 years,” Banerjee said.

Openly threatening  Roy, whose recent comments did not go down well with the TMC leadership, she said “I request leaders like Sougata da not to impose his own personal views over the views of the party. This effects the party badly.