Leander Paes, Nafisa Ali join Trinamool Congress

The Olympic medal winner Leander Paes and senior actor Nafisa Ali joined the party in the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

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Indian tennis ace and Olympic medal winner Leander Paes joined the Trinamool Congress in a formal induction ceremony in Goa in the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Senior actor and activist Nafisa Ali, who contested the 2004 Lok Sabha elections from South Kolkata against Banerjee, also joined the party.

Though born in Kolkata, Paes' father, Vece, is of Goan origin.


The induction of the high profile sportsman and the actor activist comes at a time when the Trinamool Congress is gearing up to contest the 2022 state Assembly polls in Goa.

With input from agencies

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