#Vice-PresidentPolls2022 : TMC Ditches Opposition ; To Abstain From Voting During Elections Announces Abhishek Banerjee

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In what is seen as a jolt to the opposition unity, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress has said it will abstain from voting in the polls to elect a new Vice President. The elections to the next Vice-President of India will be held on 6 August.

“TMC to abstain from vice presidential election. There is no question of supporting the NDA vice presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankar . We also object to the way the Opposition nominee was decided without keeping the TMC in the loop,” TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee said.

Abhishek further told ANI, Margaret Alva has a good equation with Mamata Banerjee but Vice President of the country cannot be elected based on personal equations. So the party has certain issues which were left to MPs to decide & 85% of them said, we should abstain from voting process.

The Opposition VP candidate is Margaret Alva. Alva is pitted against NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankar who was Governor of West Bengal and had frequent run- ins with Mamata Banerjee on host of issues,

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