Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress is all set to launch a massive public outreach program over the following few months beginning from May 5 which commemorates the day when get together chief Mamata Banerjee took oath because the chief minister final year.
This comes at a time when the picture of the state authorities has taken successful and the TMC has come beneath hearth over a sequence of incidents together with rape, bloodbath and corruption. The panchayat elections are doubtless to be held subsequent year.
“The TMC supremo has directed all leaders, starting from a MP and a MLA to a block president and a youth wing leader to hit the streets, visit villages and blocks to reach out to the people. This will be done in phases,” mentioned a TMC MP.
The first part can be held from May 5 to July 21. Last year on May 5, Banerjee had taken oath because the chief minister for the third consecutive time after the TMC returned to energy with a thumping victory.
The second part of the public outreach program will begin proper after the TMC’s July 21 mega rally and proceed until October when the pageant season begins.
July 21 commemorates an incident that befell on July 21, 1993, whereby 13 Congress staff had been shot by the West Bengal police throughout a protest rally organised by the Youth Congress beneath Mamata Banerjee. The third part will begin round November when the festive season ends.
The get together management has provide you with an inventory of do’s and don’ts for the get together leaders who can be partaking with the individuals in the course of the drive.
“During the outreach program, if any leader is planning to have lunch in some villager’s or TMC worker’s house he shouldn’t just drop in. Instead he must buy some of the cooking ingredients and take it along. He should also cook. He should try to create a family. The idea is to develop multiple such TMC families,” mentioned a TMC chief.
Ahead the state meeting elections in 2021 the TMC took a dig at BJP’s central leaders for having lunch with villagers alleging that the lunch had come from high rated lodges.
“Party leaders have also been asked to explore all options so that expenses could be cut down. MPs and MLAs may use their own cars, stay in circuit houses and government lodges and use local transport like pillion riding on a villager’s two-wheeler,” mentioned a celebration chief.
TMC leaders have been requested to be certain that villagers get entry to authorities schemes and tasks. In 2020, the federal government began organising outreach camps to take welfare schemes of the federal government to the individuals’s doorsteps.
“We will hold exhibitions and poster campaigns on various social welfare schemes launched by state government over the past few years,” mentioned a TMC legislator.
The (*5*) Janata Party, in the meantime, has already been holding applications on a regular basis over the previous one week, to increase the difficulty of political violence towards its cadre within the state.
In the fiercely contested 2021 election, the BJP improved its vote share in addition to its general tally within the meeting.
Though the TMC retained energy, profitable 215 of the 294 seats, the BJP received 77 seats, up from the earlier election’s three, and its vote share went up from 10.16% in 2015 to 37.49%.