This Article is From Jul 21, 2018

Those Who Can't Make Pandal Want To Build India, Says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister is also likely to spell out the strategy for 2019 Lok Sabha polls at the rally today.

Those Who Can't Make Pandal Want To Build India, Says Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee tweeted about Martyrs Day ahead of the Trinamool Congress' rally.

New Delhi:

Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress is addressing the annual mega rally on the occasion of the Shahid Diwas today in Kolkata where party supporters from all corners of the state are participating. Martyr's Day or the Shahid Diwas rally is organised by the Trinamool Congress every year on July 21 in the memory of 13 Youth Congress activists killed in police firing in 1993. This year marks the 25th death anniversary of the activists. 

West Bengal Chief Minister is also likely to spell out the strategy for 2019 Lok Sabha polls at the rally today, party sources were quoted as saying by news agency PTI. According to political observers, the rally holds immense importance given the party's ambition to play a major role after the next Lok Sabha polls. 

Here are the live updates of the Trinamool Congress' Martyrs' Day rally:

Jul 21, 2018 15:31 (IST)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said her party, the Trinamool Congress, will win 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state in 2019.

"We will win all the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state. It is our pledge. We will oust the BJP to save the country. We will organise a big rally here in January and invite all the (opposition) leaders," PTI quoted her.
Jul 21, 2018 13:41 (IST)
Former Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra, Former CPM MP Moinul Hasan, Congress's Sabina Yasmin and Mizoram advocate-general Biswajit Deb joined the Trinamool Congress today, news agency ANI reported.
Jul 21, 2018 13:40 (IST)
"The way lynching is happening everywhere in the country, they are creating Talibanis among people. In BJP & RSS, there are good people I respect but some are playing dirty games," Mamata Banerjee was quoted as saying by news agency ANI

Jul 21, 2018 13:35 (IST)
"We will fight 2019 alone in Bengal. We will help them in Delhi but in Bengal, the CPM, the BJP,  Congress fight against us. Next year, on July 21, we will celebrate our victory across the country," Mamata Banerjee said today at the Martyrs Day rally 
Jul 21, 2018 13:25 (IST)
We will launch a "BJP Hatao, Desh bachao" campaign on August 15: Mamata Banerjee
Jul 21, 2018 13:24 (IST)
Referring to the Panchayat polls, Mamata Banerjee said, "No one questioned when seats went uncontested in UP, Bihar and Sikkim. But we are being questioned even though we won 90 per cent of the seats." 
Jul 21, 2018 13:15 (IST)
Two-time Rajya Sabha lawmaker Chandan Mitra, who resigned from the BJP this week, shares stage with Mamata Banerjee as she speaks. 
Jul 21, 2018 13:13 (IST)
In a veiled attack at the PM, referring to the tent collapse at the Midnapore rally, West Bengal said, "Those who can't make a tent want to build a country." 
Jul 21, 2018 13:09 (IST)
Mamata Banerjee is addressing the Martyrs Day rally in Kolkata. 
Jul 21, 2018 12:05 (IST)
Enthusiastic TMC supporters were seen in colourful costumes in Kolkata. Trinamool Congress on its official Twitter handle shared pictures.

Jul 21, 2018 11:43 (IST)
Chandan Mitra Likely To Join Trinamool Today
Speculation is rife that Chandan Mitra, who was earlier in the BJP, will join Trinamool Congress today. Read here
Jul 21, 2018 10:38 (IST)
Preparations Underway For Mega Rally
Jul 21, 2018 10:01 (IST)
Mamata Banerjee Tweets About Martyrs Day
Hours before Kolkata witnesses the mega rally, Mamata Banerjee this morning tweeted about the Martrys Day.
Jul 21, 2018 09:56 (IST)
Mamata Banerjee is expected to address gathering at Dharmatala, Kolkata, at around 12:30 pm on the occasion of 25th Martyrs Day.