"I have hope in my heart that together we will start a new kind of politics, a politics in which all of you will be stakeholders - my young friends, my sisters and even the weakest person, all their voices will be heard".
West Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra said on Saturday that party president Rahul Gandhi agreed with the state unit's opinion that there should be no alliance with the Trinamool Congress for the Lok Sabha elections.More news: Second measles case of the year reported in B.C.
The opposition Congress party is counting on the 47-year-old daughter of assassinated premier Rajiv Gandhi to boost its campaign against nationalist Hindu Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is expected to call an election in April. "Come, let's build a new future, new politics with me". She had accused PM Modi of indulging in "low level" politics and said that people of Amethi will never forgive him. It especially needs a breakthrough in Uttar Pradesh where the BJP won 71 of the state's 80 seats in 2014.
Few days before Singh's remark, BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya had also taken a dig at the Congress party and criticised them for using "chocolaty faces" to fight the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.More news: Virginia blackface scandal: Ralph Northam vows to stay as governor