Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of horse trading for saying at a poll rally that 40 party MLAs are in touch with him and said it would complain to the Election Commission.Also Read - Russia Ukraine War: PM Modi Speaks With Putin; Bats For Dialogue

“Expiry Babu PM, let’s get this straight. Nobody will go with you. Not even one councillor. Are you election campaigning or horse trading! Your expiry date is near. Today, we are complaining to the Election Commission. Charging you with horse trading,” Brien tweeted. Also Read - Vice Presidential Election 2022 to be Held on August 6, Last Date to File Nominations July 19 | Details Here

Modi while addressing an election rally at Sreerampur in Hooghly district on Monday said that 40 TMC MLAs were in touch with him and will desert their party once BJP wins the general elections. Also Read - PM Narendra Modi Lavishes Praise On Mithali Raj, Says Cricketer Is An 'Inspiration' To Many

“Political ground has slipped from under your feet,” Modi said at the targeting the TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Banerjee is one of Modi’s and BJP’s severest critics.