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Mamata Banerjee in Delhi today, meets Sonia Gandhi, PM Modi on the agenda

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Several congressional leaders have joined Trinamool in recent weeks (File)

Calcutta:

One day, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives in New Delhi to advance his agenda for opposition unity, Tripura takes center stage with more than a dozen MPs from Trinamool who are expected to sit in dharna in the nation’s capital to protest violence against their party workers in the BJP -ruled northeastern state.

MPs also requested a meeting with Interior Minister Amit Shah.

Mamata Banerjee, who arrives in Delhi tonight, could meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to discuss central state funds and the issue of extending the BSF’s area of ​​control. Tripura could also feature in their interviews. She returned to Calcutta on the 25th.

In the past 48 hours in Agartala, Sayani Ghosh, youth leader and actress from Trinamool, has been charged with attempted murder for shouting angry slogans from her vehicle as she passed a public meeting of the minister in Head of Tripura, Biplab Deb, Saturday.

On Sunday, Ms. Ghosh went to a police station where she was questioned and arrested. While in detention, the police station was attacked twice by masked men. Several Trinamool workers were injured; the police had to take Mr. Ghosh to safety.

Tripura Trinamool leader Subol Bhowmik was injured in an attack on his party’s home office.

Trinamool National Secretary General Abhishek Banerjee, who is also Mamata Banerjee’s nephew, will be in Agartala for a padyatra on Monday ahead of the November 25 municipal elections in the state.

In Delhi, meanwhile, all eyes are wondering if Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi after some heartburn between the two sides. Several congressional leaders have joined Trinamool in recent weeks in Goa and even Uttar Pradesh.

Prior to his visit, there was considerable buzz about Varun Gandhi joining the Trinamool Congress. While with the BJP, he is a member of the Gandhi family and such a move can cause further friction.