West Bengal: Comprehensive record of MLAs joining BJP from TMC, Still left and Congress
The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal is in a point out of political turmoil, with various heavyweight lawmakers deserting the occasion. A lengthy listing of TMC leaders, along with 4 many others from the Still left and Congress, joined the BJP, in the presence of BJP chief Amit Shah in Midnapore.
Ending days of speculation, former minister Suvendu Adhikari lastly joined BJP now in presence of Amit Shah at the rally in Midnapore. Several MLAs and occasion leaders from TMC, Congress and remaining parties joined BJP along with Adhikari. The major leaders who joined BJP in West Bengal are:
Burdwan Purba MP Sunil Mandal, TMC
Kanthi Uttar MLA Banasri Maity, TMC
Kalna MLA Biswajeet Kundu, TMC
East Bardhaman MLA Saikat Panja, TMC
Barrackpore MLA Shilbhadra Datta, TMC
Ghazole MLA Dipali Biswas, TMC
Nagrakata MLA Shukra Munda, TMC
Tamluk MLA Ashok Dinda, CPI
Haldia MLA Tapashi Mandal, CPIM
Purulia MLA Sudeep Mukherjee, Congress
Previous MP Dasharath Tirkey, TMC
Ex minister Shyamapada Mukherjee, TMC
Former MLA Satyen Roy, TMC
Aside from these, various panchayat-degree lawmakers and ardent followers of TMC MLA Suvendu Adhikary are also signing up for BJP. They consist of Kaberi Chattopadhyay, Snehashish Bhowmik, Akashdeep Singh, Tanmoy Roy, Ranjan Vaidya, Dev Mohapatra and Sukumar Das. The saffron party will also be joined by Congress leaders this sort of as Sudip Kumar Mukherjee and Sanmay Banerjee.
Former vice chancellor of Gour Banga university Gopal Mishra also joined BJP today. A massive range of politicians from TMC and other get-togethers also joined the bash.
Several senior TMC leaders have resigned from TMC
Right after the top TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari submitted his resignation on December 16 adhering to a prolonged discontentment with the social gathering, a string of occasion leaders submitted their resignations in just the very last 72 hrs. The TMC leaders who have submitted resignations from the occasion contain Silbhadra Datta, TMC MLA from Barrackpore Assembly constituency, Col. (Rtd) Diptangshu Chaudhary who resigned as the Advisor of the CMO’s Grievance and Checking Cell, Asansol MLA Jitendra Tiwari resigned as the Chairman of Board of Administrators of Asansol Municipal Company, Abhijit Acharya give up as the Vice-President of Paschim Bardhaman.
West Bengal BJP Vice-President Arjun Singh had claimed earlier today that 60-65 leaders are likely to stop the TMC by January 2021. Quite a few TMC leaders including Suvendu Adhikari are speculated to be a part of the BJP for the duration of Dwelling Minister Amit Shah’s pay a visit to to the point out on December 19.
Amit Shah lands in West Bengal
Property Minister Amit Shah arrived in Kolkata early in the morning nowadays on his two-day pay a visit to to West Bengal. Shah will be taking stock of the problem in the State in advance of the Condition Assembly elections due following calendar year. He is scheduled to deal with a community conference in Midnapore nowadays. The House Minister frequented the Ramakrishna Ashram, paid out homage to groundbreaking Khudiram Bose, visited the Siddheswari temple, and experienced lunch at the residence of a farmer in Midnapore.