Lavu Mamlatdar resigns months after joining Trinamool Congress; Termed it a ‘communal’ party, which is trying to ‘disturb the secular fabric’ – India Times Hindi News

Nearly three months after joining the Trinamool Congress (TMC), former Goa MLA Lavu Mamlatdar on Friday accused the party of being communal and trying to create a divide between Hindus and Christians for votes ahead of the state assembly polls. . It is alleged that he resigned.

The former Ponda MLA had joined the Mamata Banerjee-led party in the last week of September. He was among the first few local leaders in the state to join the TMC, which has decided to contest all 40 seats in the Goa Assembly elections to be held in February 2022.

He also alleged that the TMC is collecting data of people in the name of launching a welfare scheme for women in the state when it comes to power after the elections. Talking to reporters after resigning from the party, Mamlatdar said, “I joined TMC because I was totally impressed with the performance of the Mamata Banerjee-led party in West Bengal (the assembly elections held earlier this year) . “I was under the impression that TMC is a very secular party. But from what I have seen in the last 15-20 days, I have come to know that it is worse than the BJP. TMC has formed the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (Maharashtravadi Gomantak Party). MGP), in which Mamlatdar was an MLA between 2012 and 2017.

He alleged that TMC was trying to divide Hindu and Christian votes. “As part of their pre-poll alliance, they want the Christian vote to go to the TMC and the Hindu vote to the MGP. TMC is a communal party, which is trying to disturb the secular fabric.” He alleged. TMC, while trying to collect data of people in the name of its Grih Lakshmi scheme, said, “We have found that the West Under the Laxmi Bhandar scheme launched in Bengal only Rs 500 is given, whereas here they give Rs 5,000 to women. The promised Rs. Gruha Lakshmi scheme, which is next to impossible. The promise of the scheme is completely Have to collect data from Goa,” he said.

with PTI input

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