Omar backs Mamata, says TMC will sweep polls in WB

Omar backs Mamata, says TMC will sweep polls in WB
File Photo Omar Abdullah

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Thursday said BJP's attempt to "polarise" the electorate in West Bengal will come to nothing as the Trinamool Congress will sweep the Lok Sabha polls in the state.

"The BJP can team up with the EC in West Bengal, they can have a tailor-made campaign designed to fragment & polarise the electorate, they can have all their model code violations overlooked. None of it will matter because on the 23rd @MamataOfficial didi will sweep West Bengal," Abdullah said in a tweet, tagging West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister was apparentlyreferring to the violence in Kolkata during BJP president Amit Shah's visit theother day. He was alluding May 23 when the results of Lok Sabha polls would bedeclared. Other opposition leaders and parties have alsosupported Banerjee as she protested against the Election Commission's decisionto cut short the duration of poll campaign in the state in the wake of theviolence.

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