Didi pens UPA obit, looks at new lineup
The Free Press Journal|December 02, 2021
Mamata takes pole position, expects Congress to rally around her; otherwise, will proceed without it
SANJAY JOG

After an hour-long meeting with NCP chief Sharad Pawar here on Wednesday, Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has made it amply clear that she sees herself in pole position and expects others, including the Congress, to rally around her. She also indicated she was visualising a fresh opposition line-up for the general elections two years away. “What is UPA? There is no UPA,” she declared.

Mamata has thereby scripted the UPA obituary and reiterated her readiness to lead an opposition front with or without the Congress to take on the Modi-Shah duo and the BJP in general in the next general elections.

“There is an environment of fascism in the country today. A strong alternative is needed. Nobody can do it alone. Those who are strong should be taken together," said Mamata.

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