Mamata Banerjee claims Opposition rally will sound 'death knell' for BJP, claims saffron party won't cross 125 seats in LS polls

Mamata further claimed that the state parties would win much more seats than the BJP in the 2019 general election.

Press Trust of India January 17, 2019 18:47:14 IST
Mamata Banerjee claims Opposition rally will sound 'death knell' for BJP, claims saffron party won't cross 125 seats in LS polls
  • Mamata said the regional parties would be the deciding factor after the Lok Sabha elections

  • She visited the Brigade Parade grounds to check arrangements for the Opposition rally

  • Mamata also claimed that the BJP's seat count in the general election will not cross more than 125

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the mega Opposition rally being hosted by her Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Kolkata on 19 January would sound the "death knell" for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha polls and regional parties would be the deciding factor.

Mamata Banerjee claims Opposition rally will sound death knell for BJP claims saffron party wont cross 125 seats in LS polls

File image of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. ANI

She also claimed that the BJP's seat count in the general election will not cross more than 125.

"The number of seats that the state parties will win will be much more than the BJP's," Mamata further claimed.

"The federal parties, that is the regional parties, will be the deciding factor after the elections," she told the media in Kolkata.

"The rally will sound the death knell for BJP ... Obviously they (BJP) will not cross more than 125 seats," she said in reply to a question.

Mamata also visited the Brigade Parade grounds to check arrangements for the rally.

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