WB Polls: Tejashwi Yadav Meets Mamata Banerjee, Promises Support

The RJD leader voiced support for TMC, appeals to people from Bihar to stand with Mamata in Bengal polls.

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File photo of Mamata Banerjee and Tejashwi Yadav.
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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday, 1 March, and promised to extend full support to the TMC in areas populated with Hindi-speaking and Bihari voters in Bengal.

“It is Lalu ji’s decision to provide full support to Mamata ji. Our first priority is to stop BJP from coming to power in Bengal.”
Tejashwi Yadav, as quoted by ANI.

After the meeting, CM Banerjee said, as reported by PTI, “We don't want BJP to control Election Commission.”

The RJD leader, who led the fight against the NDA during Bihar elections, met the West Bengal CM at the state secretariat in Nabanna.

Senior TMC leader and Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim also joined the meeting, reported The Economic Times.

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