All India Trinamool Congress in Indian Politics
All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)
President: Mamata Banerjee
About,All India Trinamool Congress
The All India Trinamool Congress ( AITC, TMC or Trinamool Congress) ,is an Indian national political party based in West Bengal, Tripura, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. Founded on 1 January 1998 as a breakaway faction of the Indian National Congress, the party is led by its founder and current Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee. Prior to the 2009 general election it was the sixth largest party in the Lok Sabha with 19 seats; following the 2014 general election, it is currently the fourth largest party in the Lok Sabha with 34 seats.
Formation Of AITC
After remaining with the INC for over 12 years, Mamata Banerjee formed her own party of Bengal, the "Trinamool Congress", which was registered with the Election Commission of India during mid-December 1999. The Election Commission allotted to the party an exclusive symbol of Jora Ghas Phul.
On 2 September 2016 election commission recognized AITC as a national political party.
AITC In Indian Politics
Under the leadership of former leader of opposition and current MLA of Tripura, Sudip Roy Barman, 6 MLAs defected from INC along with many ex ministers, ex members of legislative assembly, senior state and district leaders along with thousands of party workers and supporters who joined AITC to fight the communists in Tripura.
Tripura Pradesh Trinamool Congress is working very hard towards reaching its goal of ousting the left front government in Tripura and establish Maa mati manush government in Tripura.