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TMC removes Cong's name from its logo

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Twenty-one years after officially separating from the Congress, Mamata Banerjee-led TMC has removed the grand old party's name from its logo.

The new logo has Trinamool written in green with twin flowers and blue background. It has been in use for a week now, party sources said.

It was way back in 1998 that broke away from the and formed the TMC over differences of opinion on dealing with the then ruling CPI(M).

"TMC is called Trinamool and after 21 years, it was time for change," a said.

The name has been dropped from party banners, posters and all communication material.

However, it will remain registered with the as Trinamool Congress, party sources said.

The official and pages of the party, the CM, her nephew Abhishek Banerjee, and Trinamool's in the Rajya Sabha Derek O Brien already have the new logo.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, March 23 2019. 00:20 IST