The Congress has 44 MLAs while the Left Front had 32 MLAs and GJMM has three MLAs. He said that party chairperson Sonia Gandhi had given him clearance to go ahead with the alliance with CPI(M). It is expected that the Assembly session would be stormy.
Meanwhile,three Congress MLAs on Wednesday met DG Surajit Kar Purakayastha and submitted a memorandum urging him to take steps to stop post poll violence in different areas. The team comprising Manoj Chakraborty, Riju Ghosal and Asit Mitra met the DG in Bhavani Bhavan and alleged that in many areas, including Basirhat, party workers were forced to leave the area following a reign of terror unleashed by Trinamool Congress.
The houses of their supporters had been ransacked and set on fire and they were beaten up without any provocation. They said steps should be taken urgently to stop such incidents. Kar Purakayastha assured them that he would look into the matter.
Chakraborty later told newsmen that movements would be launched if the situation did not improve. The party was considering a proposal to protest outside the office of the District Magistrates and superintendents of police.