Agartala: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is likely to visit Tripura in the first week of January is finalise her party’s electoral strategy for the upcoming state assembly election.
Pijush Kanti Biswas, TMC president of Tripura on Friday said Mamata Banerjee will be in Agartala to meet the party workers and draft strategies for the election.
The TMC supremo will be accompanied by her nephew Abhishek Banerjee, who is the party’s national general secretary.
Assembly elections are due in Tripura in February, and it is going to be a do-or-die battle against the ruling BJP.
Biswas said Mamata Banerjee will offer prayer at the Tripureswari temple and address a workers’ conference in Agartala.
The TMC chief is also likely interact with the press, Biswas said.
Mamata Banerjee was on a two-day visit to Meghalaya on December 12 and 13, and she interacted with the party workers is all out to register electoral victory in both Tripura and Meghalaya.
However, she will not address any public rally during this visit to Tripura, Biswas said, adding, “She will back in Tripura to address election rallies during the run up to the election.
The TMC has formed an 87-member state committee, a nine-member election committee, a campaign committee and other panels for the frontal organisations, and district and block units, Biswas said.
“The party high-command will depute West Bengal ministers and MLAs for each of the 60 assembly seats for managing the election process,” he said.
Former Councillor Panna Deb will lead the party’s women’s wing, and Santanu Saha is the party’s students’ wing president, he said.