The previous Bengal forest minister had put in his papers as the cupboard minister final week saying that he was compelled to take this determination after being publicly humiliated by a piece of the occasion’s leaders
Kolkata: Hours after quitting because the MLA of the West Bengal Meeting, Rajib Banerjee on Friday resigned from the first membership of the TMC, intensifying hypothesis that he may quickly swap over to the BJP.
Banerjee despatched his resignation letter to TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, thanking her for the alternatives given to him to serve the folks of the state.
“I do hereby tender my resignation as a member of the All India Trinamool Congress in addition to from all different positions held by me within the occasion and its associates with instant impact,” Banerjee, who had stepped down from the state cupboard final week, wrote in his resignation letter.
The previous forest minister, after ending his two-decade-old relationship with the TMC, stated he would at all times worth the time he spent as a member of the occasion.
Rajib, who represented the Domjur Meeting seat additionally submitted his resignation to Speaker Biman Banerjee within the morning.
“I’ve resigned as MLA of the state Meeting. I’ve submitted my resignation letter to the speaker. I thank my occasion supremo Mamata Banerjee for offering me with a possibility to serve the lots,” he stated.
Replying to a question concerning the possibilities of his switchover to the BJP, Banerjee stated, “If you wish to serve the lots, you have to be related to a political occasion. Individuals at all times need a politician to be related to a celebration. However I’ve not spoken with BJP leaders up to now.”
He, nonetheless, harassed that he’ll “proceed to serve the folks of my constituency within the days to come back”.
By the way, Union Residence Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to deal with a rally in Banerjee’s house district Howrah on 31 January. Extending his gratitude to the chief minister, the previous minister stated, “Mamata Banerjee is sort of a mom determine to me. I’m indebted to her for offering me with this platform… That is an emotional second for me.”
Becoming a member of the rising record of dissenters who’ve put the ruling camp in a decent spot forward of the Meeting elections, Banerjee final week put in his papers as the cupboard minister and stated he was compelled to take this determination after being publicly humiliated by a piece of the occasion’s leaders for airing his grievances over their fashion of functioning.
He’s the third minister to stop the state cupboard within the final two months after Suvendu Adhikari, who crossed over to the BJP, and Laxmi Ratan Shukla, who expressed his need to stop politics.
The TMC management, over the previous month, held a number of rounds of dialogue with Banerjee to deal with his grievances. State parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee and the occasion’s ballot strategist Prashant Kishor had met the chief and tried to pacify him.
In response to TMC sources, he had been having variations over varied points with the district chairman of Howrah and state minister Arup Roy. Banerjee, a well-liked mass chief in Howrah, influences eight of the 16 Meeting seats within the district.
Elections to the 294-member Meeting are prone to be held in April-Might this 12 months.
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