1stnewz Staff : The Congress high command on Thursday gave the green signal to its West Bengal unit to enter into a seat sharing pact with the Left parties for the forthcoming Assembly elections to take on the ruling Trinamool Congress and BJP. The West Bengal PCC had earlier recommended an alliance in favour of the Left parties.
West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury told that the BJP and the TMC have the same Political DNA and asserted that the Congress and the left parties occupy the secular space. He said it is the media which is projecting the Assembly elections is a fight between the TMC and the BJP.
While CPM on Thursday welcomed the Congress decision to enter into an electoral alliance with the Left front. CPM is biggest constituent of the Left front in Bengal. Other constituents are CPI, Forward Bloc and RSP.