The Trinamool Congress would field candidates for the two Lok Sabha seats in Tripura and party chief Mamata Banerjee would kick start the party’s campaign in the North-east by addressing a party meeting here on February 25.
“We have decided to field candidates for all the two parliamentary seats in the state and have started discussion with Tripura Gramin Congress to lend support to our candidates,” Tripura TMC chairman Ratan Chakraborty told reporters.
Tripura Gramin Congress is a breakaway faction of the Congress.
The West Bengal Chief Minister and party All India General Secretary Mukul Roy would kick start the party’s campaign for the North-east from here on February 25, Mr. Chakraborty said.
“They would arrive here by a chartered flight from Kolkata and would fly to Guwahati on the same day after addressing a rally here on February 25. The rally would take a shape of historic gathering in the state,” Mr. Chakraborty claimed.