Shillong: West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will embark on a two-day visit to Meghalaya on December 12 to kick-start campaign.
Sources in Trinamool Congress told Northeast News that Mamata Banerjee will reach Shillong on December 12 to discuss strategies for the upcoming state assembly election.
Banerjee is likely to be accompanied by West Bengal minister Manas Bhunia, the in-charge of Trinamool Congress in Meghalaya.
The Trinamol Congress chief is scheduled to meet party workers at the U Soso Tham Auditorium on December 13.
With 11 MLAs, Trinamool Congress is the second largest political party in Meghalaya, and is going to put up a tough fight for the ruling NPP and the BJP in the upcoming election.
The party, under the leadership of former chief minister Mukul Sangma has reportedly established strong base in the Garo hills district.
However, it is still uncertain whether Mamata Banerjee will manage time to visit Garo hills districts.
The Trinamool Congress chief is expected to participate in a pre-Christmas celebration with children in Shillong.