Some senior leaders of Congress including former Maharashtra Minister Harshavardhan Patil and former leader of opposition in state Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil have quit the party and joined the BJP.
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Earlier, the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee had urged masses to pitch in ideas for its manifesto for the elections. The BJP came to power in the state in the last Assembly elections.
RJD faced a crushing defeat in the recently held Lok Sabha elections with the party failing to win even one seat in the polls. Its ally Congress also managed to win just one seat in the state.
“My only request to you is that I am your elder brother. I demanded candidates for only 2 seats as they had popular local support but that was not given heed. I always told you to beware of sycophants around you,” Tej Pratap wrote in letter.
"I have spoken to other Chief Ministers also. Since it is a ceremonial program, we thought of attending it. Yes, I will go," Mamata Banerjee told media here on Tuesday.
According to data from PRS legislative research, 397 MPs have been elected from national parties. Congress got its 52 MPs elected while TMC emerged victorious on 22 LS seats.
"Tejashwi Yadav should resign from the post of Leader of Opposition as people are fed up of dynasty politics. If dynasty politics does not come to an end, the party will break up and a large fragment will go away," rebel party leader said.
The Congress won eight of Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats in recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections. Jakhar, however, lost to newly-minted BJP leader Sunny Deol by a considerable margin of 82,459 votes.