West Bengal Assembly Elections AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has also entered the political battle. Chief of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Asaduddin Owaisi On February 25, the party’s election campaign in Bengal will start by rallying in the minority-dominated area of Kolkata. Encouraged by the good performance of AIMIM in Bihar, Owaisi has announced to contest the Bengal Assembly elections. Owaisi is negotiating a possible alliance with Maulvi Abbas Siddiqui of Furfura Sharif. Siddiqui has recently formed an organization called the Indian Secular Front (ISF).
Jamirul Hasan, secretary of Bengal AIMIM, said, “This election season will be the first rally of our party supremo Asaduddin Owaisi in the state. He will start the party’s campaign campaign in the state.”
The Matiaburj seat in Kolkata is minority-dominated and comes under the Diamond Harbor Lok Sabha seat, which is the parliamentary constituency of Abhishek Banerjee, nephew of Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee. AIMIM has made preparations with posters and slogans (time to raise voice).
The ruling party Trinamool Congress has expressed a strong reaction to the Owaisi rally. Senior TMC leader Saugata Roy said, “AIMIM is nothing but a proxy of the BJP. Owaisi is well aware that more Muslims are Bengali-speaking and will not support him. Muslims in Bengal stand firmly with Mamata Banerjee.” ”
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