TMC to fight upcoming Lok Sabha polls in 14 states, including Odisha, says Derek O'Brien
Derek O'Brien also said, in West Bengal, the TMC would contest on all 42 Lok Sabha seats.
Derek O'Brien also said that the Opposition rally in Kolkata was a
Amit Shah, during an event in Mumbai had said that the BJP was aiming to win 23 seats out of 42
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP had won only two seats - Asansol and Darjeeling - in the state
Bhubaneswar (Odisha): The All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday announced that the party will fight upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 14 states including Odisha.
Addressing media persons in Bhubaneswar, TMC leader Derek O'Brien said: "We are ready to fight elections. The TMC will fight coming Lok Sabha polls in 14 states, including Odisha. 19 January was a historic day as all anti-BJP parties united on that day. In 2019, the BJP will be finished."
While talking about West Bengal, the TMC leader said: "In West Bengal, we will fight on 42 Lok Sabha seats."
In December, 2018, while addressing an event in Mumbai the BJP president Amit Shah had said that the party was aiming to win 23 seats out of the 42 in the 2019 general elections in the state .
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP had won only two seats - Asansol and Darjeeling - in the state.
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