Politics Lok Sabha Polls 2019: TMC has secret tie up with BJP, claims state Congress chief Updated : April 24, 2019 11:52 PM IST Banerjee, however, said it is Bengal's culture to welcome guests with sweets and gifts. CPI(M) state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra also said Modi's comment has revealed the secret ties between the TMC and the BJP. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.