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 - 100 Days Or 100 Months: Congress Will Continue To Fight Till Farm Laws Are Rolled Back, Says Priyanka Gandhi

“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 - At Janaushadhi Centres, Women Can Buy Sanitary Pads at Rs 2.5 | All You Need to Know

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 - After PM Modi's Brigade Rally, BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait To Speak with Bengal Farmers on March 13

“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.