Asked if the Congress would now stake claim to enjoy the status of the Leader of the Opposition in the House as a single party, WBPCC
president Pradip Bhattacharya said "We will discuss this issue with the AICC high command.
chief, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday hit back at the alleged inaction by the police and election commission officials.
In the foreseeing future I know there will be a tornado that will sweep Bengal and therefore Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has been made as the WBPCC
chief so that he could bring changes in Bengal and brings a government which works for the whole of Bengal," Gandhi added.
14 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday made it clear at a press conference at the WBPCC
headquarters here that Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India and that the assembly elections held there under the Indian Constitution on Tuesday proved it beyond doubt.
Reacting to this, WBPCC
general secretary Om Prakash Mishra called Banerjee " an interventionist and her move, " another populist measure".
External Affairs Minister and WBPCC
chief Pranab Mukherjee is leading in the Jangipur constituency over CPI(M) candidate Mriganka Bhattacharya.
chief has held meetings with senior Congress leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, Ahmed Patel, Janardhan Poojary and Pranab Mukherjee.
chief Manas Ranjan Bhunia described the development as " unhealthy".
Though Bhunia has a long experience in the WBPCC
, many Congress leaders in the state are apprehensive that he would not be able to steer the party in the polls as effectively as Mukherjee could have.