We like to go alone in LS polls says West Bengal Congress

Vastavam web: Buoyed by the party’s win in three states, the Congress in West Bengal on Wednesday said it would like to fight the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in the state alone. WBPCC president Somen Mitra said the state state unit would convey the decision to the party’s central leadership. “Our party high command has never asked us to go for an alliance. Rather it has asked us to strengthen our organisation in the state. We want to fight Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal,” Mitra said at a party programme here. Recently opposition parties including the Congress and the Trinamool Congress have met in Delhi to discuss ways to defeat the BJP led government at the centre.