Abhijit Nath, NET Correspondent, Tripura
Sushmita Dev who a few days back joined the Trinamool Congress claimed that in the last three and a half years, the BJP in Tripura has not been able to meet any expectations and has not fulfilled the pre-poll promises.
Addressing a press conference on Thursday afternoon at Agartala, Sushmita Dev said, “In 2018 the BJP came into power with so many promises. But so far nothing has been fulfilled. There are many burning issues in the state of Tripura. Himanta Bishwa Sarma, the BJP leader in Assam, said he would provide a job if anyone gives him missed call. But after the government was established, Himanta himself was missed from the state of Tripura. There has only been frustration among the people in the state”.
She informed that in the next two to three months, the Trinamool Congress will form an organization in the state.
“Before the organization, the Trinamool Congress inducting cadres in the state. For this, the Trinamool Congress leaders will organize a public meeting in every district of the state till September 15. Besides, public opinion and problems will be taken from the people from all the districts because the Trinamool Congress wants to create organizations from the ground level”, Dev said.
She also informed that the party’s supremo Mamata Banerjee message of reaching out to people in the villages. “You have to listen to the minds of the people and have to understand the need of the people,” Dev said.
“Ground survey will be carried out to create block-level presidents. Later, when the ground survey report will be sent to Abhishek Banerjee, the All India General Secretary of the Trinamool Congress, he will look at the report and will select the names”, Dev told reporters.
She said the survey is currently underway in the state. However, she did not want to speak on ruling party MLA Sudip Roy Barman’s status. However, in response to a question from reporters, she said that she has a good personal and political relationship with Barman.
Meanwhile, speaking on the press meet West Bengal Education Minister Bratya Basu said projects for people from all walks of life, including students, farmers and women in West Bengal, would also be replicated in Tripura if TMC comes to power.