Chief of the Opposition within the West Bengal Meeting and senior Congress chief Abdul Mannan on Saturday stated the social gathering is not going to forge an alliance with the Indian Secular Front (ISF) if the latter joins fingers with the AIMIM.
Chatting with ANI, Mr Mannan stated, “Everyone knows BJP and TMC are the identical and each are communal. To cease them we have to be a part of fingers with secular events. Nevertheless, if ISF forges any alliance with the AIMIM, we is not going to go additional with the alliance and I’ve conveyed this to them.”
The event comes a day after Mr Mannan wrote a letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi urging her to look into the potential for a grand alliance in Bengal to “goal extra winnable seats.”
“Amidst the dialogue course of with the Left Entrance on the electoral alliance, I want to add a risk of a grand alliance in Bengal to focus on extra winnable seats. You’re conscious that the Congress Social gathering in West Bengal stood for the minorities for a few years,” Mr Mannan wrote to Ms Sonia.
“ISF chief Pirzada Abbas Siddiqui who belongs to the eminent spiritual household of Furfura Sharif, Hooghly, is in style for his oratory expertise not solely amongst Muslims but additionally amongst Dalits and Tribals,” he added.
Mr Mannan stated that the addition of IFS within the Left-Congress alliance could also be a “game-changer” within the ensuing Meeting Election of West Bengal.
Pirzada Abbas, the founding father of Furfura Sharif Ahale Sunnatul Jamat, launched a separate social gathering, Indian Secular Entrance, in Kolkata on January 22.
There are speculations that ISF may forge an alliance with AIMIM after AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi met Siddique final month.
The West Bengal Meeting Elections for 294 seats are scheduled to happen this yr.