West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, in a fiery press conference, said that she had no interest in continuing as the Chief Minister.An angry Mamata Banerjee appeared in front of the media on Saturday taking a jibe at the Election Commission and claiming that she had already told her party that she was not interested in continuing as the Chief minister anymore.
Addressing a press conference in Kolkata Mamata said, "I have already told my party that i don't want to continue as the Chief Minister of Bengal. I have been telling them for the last 6 months that the chair means nothing to me, the party symbol is more important. When so much money is flowing in and out, it is very difficult to work as the CM."The West Bengal CM claimed that the party has refused her resignation.
Taking a jibe at the Election Commission over the recently concluded election she said "The Election Commission has become a BJP party. The opposition parties unitedly went to the EC asking them to act, but the EC did nothing."
"The Code of Conduct was violated in these elections. There were bombs being thrown and bullets being fired. So much violence was taking place. The CRPF was threatening the voters, telling them who to vote for." said Mamata. Talking of her own party's performance she said, "The TMC needs to review its performance in various areas and work towards increasing our vote share. What kind of election was this? There are so many states with no opposition representation."
The BJP increased their vote share from 17 to 40 per cent in West Bengal winning 18 out of the 42 seats after a long fought campaign which saw several instances of violence in the last one year between the BJP and the TMC workers.