‘We are comrades, we are not servants of anybody. She is the leader. She led, but our contribution should not be (overlooked),’ said the disgruntled leader from Bengal, who is likely to join the BJP soon.
Mukul Roy’s entry can be a game changer for BJP in Bengal. A poll strategist par excellence, he is known for his organisational skills. He is considered as one of the men who built Trinamool.
There is a distinct unease about a de facto second partition, of demographic changes.
The problem arises when the brothers start behaving like ‘rent’ collectors and start visiting offices, small businesses, etc.
The Left’s plan is to ensure a one-on-one fight with West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress in as many seats as possible and to play to the respective allies’ strengths in different seats.