Sensing all-round attack from BJP using central probe agencies against her to defeat in 2021 Assembly polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamood Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has summoned the services of political strategist Prashant Kishor.
After h is successful assignment with YSR Congress Party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy in Andhra Pradesh during recent Assembly polls, he has reportedly agreed to work for TMC for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls.
TMC sourced confirmed that an agreement has been signed between Prashant Kishor and the TMC to this effect. The development came shortly after Trinmaool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held a meeting with Prashant Kishor.
The meeting between the two lasted for two hours. Prashant Kishor was accompanied by Abhishek Banerjee. As per reports, Kishor will start working with the West Bengal CM next month onwards..
Trinamool Congress is facing a challenging political situation since the Bharatiya Janata Party managed to expand its seat share in West Bengal from one in 2014 to 18 in recently concluded 2019 Lok Sabha elections. TMC wants to take Kishore’s assistance to augment its strategy to counter BJP ahead of 2021 state polls,