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40 TMC legislators in touch with me, will desert party if BJP wins: Modi

His statement sparked a controversy with the Trinamool alleging the PM was indulging in horse-trading. The party said it would complain to the Election Commission

The car of BJP MP Babul Supriyo was vandalised in Bardhaman, allegedly by TMC workers 	Photo: pti
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The car of BJP MP Babul Supriyo was vandalised in Bardhaman, allegedly by TMC workers | Photo: PTI

Archis MohanPTI New Delhi/Sreerampur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said 40 Trinamool Congress legislators were in touch with him and would desert their parent party once the BJP wins the polls. His statement sparked a controversy with the Trinamool alleging the PM was indulging in horse-trading. The party said it would complain to the Election Commission.
 
Eight seats of West Bengal went to polls in the fourth phase on Monday. Clashes broke out between the supporters of rival parties in some of the seats, including Birbhum and Asansol.
 
The EC directed the local administration to register a first information report against

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 11:05 PM IST

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