In New Delhi, TMC Secretary General Abhishek Banerjee met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for a breakfast meeting. While no official statement was made, sources claim they discussed potential seat-sharing between Congress and TMC. Neither West Bengal PCC President Adhir Chowdhury nor election strategist Prashant Kishore, who accompanied Abhishek, commented on the meeting. Post-meeting in Mumbai, observers question the possibility of a grand alliance among TMC, Congress, and CPIM.
Basundhara Raje’s ‘Dharam Jatra’ Creates Buzz
Before BJP President J P Nadda’s ‘parivartan yatra’ in Rajasthan, former Chief Minister Basundhara Raje initiated a parallel ‘dharam yatra.’ Speculation suggests this is Raje’s bid to assert her political relevance. While her followers downplay the significance, her helicopter visits to various temples have captured public attention.
Scindia Faces Party Strains in MP
Jyotiraditya Scindia is encountering internal BJP tensions in Madhya Pradesh. Amid speculations that Scindia supporters face anti-incumbency, rivals within the party are advocating for changes. Scindia is considering taking the issue to the party’s high command.