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  • TMC will not vote in the vice-presidential elections
  • TMC claims it was left out of discussion on Opposition candidate
  • Opposition has fielded Congress veteran Margaret Alva

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Abhishek Banerjee has claimed that the TMC was not consulted before the name of Congress veteran Maragret Alva was announced as the joint Opposition's vice-presidential candidate. 

The Trinamool Congress will not take part in the elections to choose the country's next vice-president, party general secretary Abhishek Banerjee announced on Thursday.

Banerjee said that the TMC is not happy with the way the joint Opposition nominee for polls was named. He claimed that the TMC was not consulted before the name of Congress veteran Maragret Alva was announced as the joint Opposition's vice-presidential candidate.

He also said that there was no question of supporting the NDA nominee in the election and therefore the TMC would abstain from voting.

Also watch: Congress veteran Margaret Alva is joint Opposition candidate for Vice-President

The NDA has announced West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's name as the candidate for the elections.

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