KOLKATA/NEW DELHI: Former WB minister Rajib Banerjee, who as of late quit the Trinamool Congress, joined the BJP in the public capital on Saturday alongside a couple of different heads of the state’s decision party in the wake of meeting senior BJP pioneer and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Banerjee and MLAs Prabir Ghosal and Baishali Dalmiya, who was late ousted from the TMC, and previous Howrah Mayor Rathin Chakraborty, travelled to the public capital on an exceptional plane and met focal BJP pioneers.
“They have entered the BJP,” party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya revealed to PTI following the gathering.
Previous TMC MLA Parthasarathi Chattopadhyay and entertainer Rudranil Ghosh had likewise gone with them on their visit to meet BJP pioneers in the public capital.
BJP public VP Mukul Roy and Vijayvargiya showed up in Delhi with them.
The TMC, which has been confronting question from various pioneers in front of the gathering political race due in April-May, said that the leaving individuals don’t have long political history.
Before the day, Banerjee said he had a word with Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The latter called him to the public capital.
“After I left the TMC, I got a call from the BJP leadership… Amit Shah Ji advised me to approach Delhi. He likewise mentioned me to give the data to five other significant well-known individuals who needed to serve individuals in a superior manner to go with me.
“In the event that I get an affirmation on the state’s turn of events, in the event that I get a confirmation that I can work for the improvement of individuals, I will join the BJP,” he told correspondents at the Kolkata air terminal.
When asked which job he hoped to play in the BJP, Banerjee said it is for the gathering to choose.
“I need to work for the individuals. So whatever job is relegated to me, I will acknowledge,” he said. Rather than mudslinging at one another, the Center and the West Bengal government should cooperate for the state’s individuals.
Entertainer Rudranil Ghosh, who has as of late been voicing his discontent over the issue of administration in Bengal and claimed defilement in the appropriation of financial pay to Cyclone Amphan-influenced individuals a year ago, said he needs to work for individuals and assume a significant part in the state in future.
Uttarpara MLA Prabir Ghosal, who as of late, asserted that maintaining a street in his voting public was not being permitted by a group of the gathering to hurt his survey possibilities, told columnists that he would join the BJP.
As indicated by BJP sources, these TMC pioneers should join the saffron party during Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s meeting at Dumurjula in Howrah on Sunday. In any case, Shah’s two-day visit to West Bengal was dropped finally.
Former TMC leaders Mr. Rajib Banerjee, Ms. Baishali Dalmiya, Mr. Prabir Ghoshal, Mr. Rathin Chakraborti and Mr. Rudranil Ghosh joined BJP today in New Delhi. I am sure their induction will further strengthen BJP’s fight for Sonar Bangla. pic.twitter.com/twXrHXWCbY
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) January 30, 2021
The decision TMC in West Bengal was shaken by a new episode of renunciations on Friday with Banerjee stopping the gathering and a few different pioneers mobilizing behind him.
Responding to the turn of events, senior TMC MP and gathering representative Sougata Ray said, “The individuals who left don’t have a long political history and the vast majority of them were accepted into the gathering by (Chief Minister and gathering supremo) Mamata Banerjee. In future, the TMC will be cautious.”
Another senior TMC pioneer and minister Subrata Mukherjee said, “How would we be able to respond in the case that anybody needs to go? Our own is a major gathering. We can’t forestall protesters by sending military.”