17 April, 2021

A Craving For Change

But the lady changes her mind so often that you cannot take her seriously. Who is to say how long she will respect the new-formed alliance she has entered into?

A Craving For Change
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I had expected the Left Front to lose a few seats this election but I had no idea that they would suffer such a huge loss. Since this is the people’s mandate, I will have to accept it. But that is not to say that I am happy about the state of affairs here. What saddens me is the lack of an alternative in the state. I don’t think Mamata Banerjee will provide us with a stable or viable state government if she is voted to power in the assembly elections two years down the road. The lady changes her mind so often that you cannot take her seriously. Who is to say how long she will respect the new-formed alliance she has entered into? Frankly, I have no faith in her, and I don’t believe her party has any real issues. Its only agenda appears to be to oppose the state’s Left Front government. And why does its political actions have to take the form of such vulgar display? Sometimes, when I watch Trinamool’s actions on television, I feel like I’m watching a cheap Hindi movie.

But if you ask me how, then, was she able to mobilise such wide...

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