Itanagar, Oct. 24: Upbeat after an encouraging election debut in Arunachal Pradesh, the Trinamul Congress leadership today said the “final decision” on whether to support the Congress government would be taken by Mamata Banerjee.
The Trinamul Congress won five of the 26 seats it contested in the Assembly elections, the results of which was announced on Thursday.
The ruling Congress has emerged as the single largest party with 42 seats and is set to form the government with Dorjee Khandu tipped to become the chief minister again.
The president of state unit of Trinamul Congress, Kito Sora, said today the state unit does not have any say and will abide by the decision of the high command. However, party insiders indicated that the state’s leadership and workers are not keen on joining the government.
“Everything depends on what Mamata instructs us to do. As party loyalists, we will obey the decision,” Sora said.