All India Trinamool Congress

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All India Trinamool Congress
AbbreviationAITC
ChairpersonMamata Banerjee
Secretary-GeneralSubrata Bakshi
Parliamentary ChairpersonSudip Bandyopadhyay
Lok Sabha leaderSudip Bandyopadhyay
Rajya Sabha leaderDerek O'Brien
FounderMamata Banerjee
Founded1 January 1998 (23 years ago) (1998-01-01)
Split fromIndian National Congress
Headquarters30B Harish Chatterjee Street, Kolkata-700026
NewspaperJago Bangla (Bengali)
Student wingTrinamool Chhatra Parishad
Youth wingTrinamool Youth Congress
Women's wingTrinamool Mahila Congress
Labour wingTrinamool Trade Union Congress
Peasant's wingTrinamool Kisan Congress
IdeologyAnti-communism[1]
Bengali nationalism[2]
Populism[3]
Political positionCentre[4] to centre-right[5]
Colours  Green
ECI StatusNational party
AllianceNDA (1999–2009)
UPA (2009–2012)
Federal Front (2019)
Seats in Lok Sabha
21 / 543
Seats in Rajya Sabha
13 / 245
Seats in State Legislative Assemblies
Number of states and union territories in government
1 / 31
Election symbol
All India Trinamool Congress symbol.svg
Party flag
All India Trinamool Congress flag.svg
Website
aitcofficial.org

The All India Trinamool Congress (abbreviated AITC, TMC or Trinamool Congress) is an Indian political party based in West Bengal.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Anti-Communist of West Bengal". Forbes. Retrieved 18 April 2011.
  2. Ghosh, Pujya (1 June 2020). "From Revolution to Dissent: A Case Study of the Changing Role of Theatre and Activism in Bengal". World Political Theatre and Performance: 39–52. doi:10.1163/9789004430990_005. ISBN 9789004430990.