Shillong, Dec 12: All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) chairperson Mamata Banerjee on Monday arrived in Shillong for her maiden visit to the state ahead of the 2023 Assembly polls. She was welcomed by a sea of supporters and admirers at the Umroi Airport.
Mamata Banerjee was accompanied by AITC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, who is visiting the state for the third time.
During her two-day visit, she will be attending a series of events accompanied by Meghalaya Trinamool Congress leaders.
On December 13, she will hold a Party Workers’ Convention at the U Soso Tham Auditorium, State Central Library, Shillong with key TMC leaders of the state, representatives of all District and Block committees, members of Women, Youth and Student frontals, and over hundreds of party workers and members.
In the evening, she would be attending Pre-Christmas celebrations with children from different orphanages, Tribal Headmen from Khasi and Jaintia Hills, eminent members from the civil society and prominent influencers of Meghalaya based out of Shillong, at the Windermere Resort, Umpling, Shillong.
After her arrival at the Umroi airport, AITC Legislature Party Leader and Leader of Opposition, Dr. Mukul Sangma said, “We’re very happy that the AITC Chairperson is here on her first-time visit. All the foot soldiers from the party from nooks and corners of the state have got their chance to meet the Chairperson. They will have an opportunity to have an audience with her in the meeting.”