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'BJP won't mind if I have coffee with Moon Moon'

IANS  |  Kolkata 

from on Friday said that his party would not mind if he goes for a cup of coffee with the (TMC) candidate from his constituency, Sen.

"The thing I appreciate is that Sen is a very educated and elegant woman, so no ill-words will be used while campaigning. As a friend if I happen to meet her, I will have a cup of coffee with her and my party will not mind it," Supriyo said.

The even appreciated his 2014 Trinamool poll opponent for not bad-mouthing him. Supriyo had then defeated the in the seat.

This time, the TMC has fielded Sen from the Lok Sabha constituency.

Moon Moon, daughter of Suchitra Sen, defeated Basudeb Acharia, a nine-time CPI-M MP from Bankura seat in 2014.

Soon after the announcement of the TMC's candidate list on Tuesday, Supriyo tweeted: "Mamataji always presents me with SEN-sational opponents in elections... in 2014 and Moonmoon SEN in 2019."

Mamata Banerjee, however, slammed the "He must learn good language before reaching out to seek votes from the people. What has he done? He will be defeated. He is scared of losing the elections," Banerjee said.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 17:30 IST
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