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TMC to strengthen organisation in areas where BJP has made

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The has decided to stress on strenghtening its organisational capabilities in areas where has made inroads in the May panchayat polls in

"Steps have already been taken to strenghten our organisation in areas where has made some gains. All the gaps in the organisation in the grass root level will be covered before the 2019 election," a said.

Jyotipriyo Mullick, a senior TMC leader, accused of trying to gain foothold in the state by dividing the people along religious and caste lines.

Mullick, who is also the minister said, "The dirty tricks department of BJP is at work. But they won't succeed in Bengal as long as TMC is in the state. We will never allow BJP to divide Bengal on religious lines."

"The more BJP tries its divide and rule policy the more it will loose ground in Bengal. The BJP leaders in Bengal have lost their mental balance," he said.

The party has already made several changes at the block-level in the tribal Jangalmahal districts where BJP has made significant gains, TMC sources said.

TMC said BJP is "day dreaming" of winning maximum number of seats in Bengal.

"They don't have any connect with the masses of Bengal. The people of Bengal stand with Mamata Banerjee and her developmental politics," he said.

State BJP criticised TMC and termed the allegations against his party as 'baseless"'.

"It is TMC that has divided the people of the state just to secure its minority votebank. It is TMC's minority appeasement that has angered the majority community of the state," he added.

CPI-M leader said TMC and BJP are in competition with each other in the of communalism and criminalisation.

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

First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 19:15 IST