The Congress and the ISF on Tuesday managed to interrupt the ice between them over seat- sharing for the upcoming meeting elections in West Bengal however talks are nonetheless underway for some constituencies, sources stated. Newly floated Indian Secular Front (ISF) had initially demanded 15 seats from the Congress, however the occasion had agreed to present solely 5 to it.
However, in the course of the recent talks, the grand outdated occasion agreed to present eight seats in all however the Abbas Siddiqui-led occasion is demanding two-three extra constituencies, they stated. “The talks were held in a positive manner and we agreed to put up a united fight against communal BJP and undemocratic TMC to ensure their defeat. All the participants understood the need for the talks to succeed to prevent splitting of votes,” a Congress chief stated.
The last checklist is scheduled to be introduced on March 7 and eight and a lot of younger CPI (M) leaders will discover place in it, a frontrunner of the occasion stated. ISF chairman Naushad Siddiqui had earlier stated that the occasion is constructive that the unresolved points shall be sorted out quickly.
Left Front chairman Biman Bose had earlier cautioned Abbas Siddiqui towards talking out in public towards the Congress as they’re in an alliance. State Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had earlier stated that seat-sharing equations modified after the ISF joined the alliance.
“Initially, it was only the Left Front and the Congress, and the seat adjustment was done in a particular manner. We had earlier sought 130 seats but now we have another party in our United Front. We have got 92 seats and discussions are on over a few more,” he had stated.