TMC observes foundation day as 'Citizens' Day'

TMC observes foundation day as 'Citizens' Day'

The TMC was founded by Mamata Banerjee on January 1, 1998 with an aim to oust the then Left Front regime from power. Photo/Twitter (@AITCofficial)

Indicating that her opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAA) will continue West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) will observe its 22nd foundation day as ‘Citizen’s Day’. Banerjee congratulated TMC workers in a tweet and declared that the ‘Citizen’s Day’ will be observed at the booth level.

“ #Trinamool22 We are observing the foundation day of @AITCofficial as ‘Nagorik Dibas’ (Citizens Day) in every booth of #Bangla. We all are citizens and Trinamool will continue to fight for the rights of the people. Jai Hind. Jai Bangla,” tweeted Banerjee.

Banerjee in another tweet stated that TMC will continue to fight for the people.

“#Trinamool22 Today @AITCofficial turns 22. The journey which began on January 1, 1998, has been full of struggles, but we have been steadfast in our resolve to fight for the people. We thank Maa-Mati-Manush for their constant support. Our workers are our biggest assets.” tweeted Banerjee.

TMC sources revealed that Banerjee has instructed party leaders to conduct various programs such as street corner meetings and rallies in every booth across the state to boost her campaign against CAA. The slogan “we are all citizens” have been a regular feature of her rallies against the CAA and NRC.

TMC was founded on January 1, 1998 by Banerjee who dislodged the Left Front in Bengal after it ruled the state for 34 years.

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