Former Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Babul Supriyo’s entry into TMC after pledging retirement from energetic politics has created a stir within the political circles with many BJP leaders criticizing the minister’s transfer.
Joining the bandwagon was additionally BJP state president Dilip Ghosh who took a jibe at Babul Supriyo stating that the previous BJP chief was a political vacationer whose presence in and exit from the occasion didn’t have an effect on BJP.
Babul Supriyo, who introduced his retirement from ‘politics’ solely two months earlier than, joined Trinamool Congress on Saturday, saying that he received a ‘huge opportunity ‘in the West Bengal’s ruling dispensation.
His entry was hailed by many TMC leaders who felt that the shift is just the start of a sample and that extra such strikes are within the pipeline.
“Many BJP leaders are in communication with TMC leadership. They are not satisfied with the BJP. Babul Supriyo joined today, another wants to join tomorrow. Wait and watch, ” Kunal Ghosh advised information company ANI, including that the method will proceed.
Supriyo stated that his resolution to make the shift befell within the final 4 days when he spoke to TMC chief Derek O’Brien relating to his daughter’s college and later to TMC supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Abhishek.
“Huge trust and faith were entrusted upon me. I will resign from the MP’s post from Asansol. I will play by the rule book. I will meet Didi (Banerjee) on Monday. I didn’t expect this development. It was an unexpected opportunity,” Supriyo stated.
Tensions first began brewing early in July when Babul Supriyo took to Facebook to put in writing a put up associated to him being ‘asked’ to resign following the Union cupboard reshuffle. Although the previous BJP chief had later clarified any controversy relating to his alternative of phrase, BJP’s West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh criticized the minister for his outbursts stating that not one of the 12 ministers who resigned made such feedback in regards to the saffron occasion and that one ought to think about the due course of.
Meanwhile, West Bengal’s Leader of Opposition from the BJP, Suvendu Adhikari hailed Supriyo as his ‘good friend’ and stated that he ought to have knowledgeable the state opposition occasion earlier than deciding to depart whereas additionally clarifying that the previous’s exit is ‘not a loss for BJP’.
Babul Supriyo’s entry into TMC additionally comes as a shock since he confirmed his help for BJP’s Bhabanipur by-poll candidate Priyanka Tibrewal just a few weeks earlier than and was additionally picked up because the saffron occasion’s prime 20 star campaigners for the upcoming polls.