Bengal Congress Chief Submits Resignation Letter After Lok Sabha Debacle
Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 7:52 PM
West Bengal Congress-president Somen Mitra submitted a letter of resignation from the post taking responsibility for the party''s poor show in the Lok Sabha election, according to a press statement released. However, Gaurav Gogoi, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of party affairs in the state, refused to accept Somen Mitra's resignation and requested him to continue in the post, party sources said.
Won't Seek Mamata Banerjee's Support To Form Government: Congress Leader
Friday, April 19, 2019, 7:34 AM
West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra said his party will not seek support from Mamata Banerjee-led TMC to form next government or support her bid to become the prime minister in case the general election results throw up a hung Parliament. Terming Ms Banerjee the "biggest and most-trusted ally" of RSS-BJP, Mr Mitra said she and her party lack credibility as an anti-BJP force.