It was decided on January 18 that TMC would not contest the UP elections.
Putting an end to all the speculations by tweeting on Saturday, Lalitesh wrote that in the meeting held between the SP and TMC on January 18, it was decided that TMC will not contest the UP elections, but will make every effort and campaign for the Grand Alliance.
Quote from Kirmay Nanda’s tweet
Not only this, Lalitesh has also referred to the statement of SP State Vice President Kirmay Nanda after the meeting on January 18, in which he had informed about the decision taken after the meeting.
Tripathi family will not participate in elections for the first time
However, there was talk that Laliteshpati Tripathi, who left Congress and joined Trinamool Congress from Mirzapur’s Madihan seat, would contest on TMC ticket from this assembly. Lalitesh himself has put an end to the speculation by tweeting. The Tripathi family, who was a strong leader of Congress in UP, will stay away from elections for the first time.