Mirik: Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) has opened its account in Mirik, the first time TMC expands its prowess in Mirik.
The TMC party won in 6 wards out of 9, whereas the remaining 3 were won by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha(GJM). Tourism minister Gautam Dev assured that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s speedy development for the area was the sole reason for TMC’s first 1-seat win from Mirik. He said, “The speed at which CM Mamata Banerjee has brought in development was never done before. The effect of it has been witnessed at the vote box.”
Apart from winning 1 seat from Mirik, TMC also opened its account in Darjeeling. It won in 1 seat. On this Gautam Dev said that, “The chief minister has come to the North Bengal several times. She met with the locals and brought about its development. The people of Bengal has reflected their wish for development through the results.”