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West Bengal: Congress MP from Malda Mausam Benazir Noor joins TMC before Lok Sabha polls

Noor, niece of the late Congress leader ABA Ghani Khan Choudhury, met Banerjee at state secretariat 'Nabanna' and formally joined the party.

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Kolkata Updated on: January 28, 2019 23:50 IST
Congress MP Mausam Noor joined All India Trinamool Congress

Congress MP Mausam Noor joined All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Congress MP from Malda (North) Mausam Noor joined the Trinamool Congress on Monday in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, delivering a blow to the grand old party ahead of the parliamentary polls

Noor, niece of the late Congress leader ABA Ghani Khan Choudhury, met Banerjee at state secretariat 'Nabanna' and formally joined the party.

Noor is a second-term MP of the Congress. The party had bagged four out of 42 seats in the state in the last Lok Sabha polls.

"I am inspired by Didi (Mamata). I'll work under her guidance for the development of the state. We have to fight against the BJP and I am quite confident that the TMC will win all the 42 seats in West Bengal in the coming Lok Sabha elections," Noor told reporters.

(With inputs from PTI)

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