Saturday afternoon got here as a giant blow to the BJP with MP Babul Supriyo becoming a member of the TMC.
Supriyo had variations with BJP for the reason that day he was dropped as a Union Minister. Sources contained in the TMC stated Supriyo’s becoming a member of was the handiwork of National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee, who introduced him on board.
The talks had apparently been on for the final two months and occasion insiders say this was the rationale of Arpita Ghosh resigning as an MP since TMC is more likely to nominate Supriyo in her place for Rajya Sabha. Sources say Supriyo may resign as Lok Sabha MP from the BJP and attain Parliament as a Rajya Sabha MP.
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Supriyo has nationwide presence and due to this fact TMC zeroed on him. TMC advised him to maintain this below wraps. When Supriyo was introduced as a star campaigner for Bhabanipur by the BJP, he categorically identified that he is not going to marketing campaign.
Sources say TMC’s technique was to present a giant blow to the BJP earlier than Bhabanipur and therefore the becoming a member of happened at the moment.
TMC thinks Supriyo has nationwide presence, together with within the North East, Jharkhand, Bihar and Orissa area. TMC is planning to start out extra exercise in Delhi and Supriyo can provide National perspective to TMC, the occasion feels.
Saugata Roy, TMC MP welcomed Babul and stated: “This is just the start more big people from BJP will come soon.” Rupa Ganguly BJP MP stated she was shocked. “There were problems but that does not mean he will leave,” she stated. The TMC camp is in the meantime saying that there’s a “silent revolution in BJP” with many keen to leap ship however they are going to take folks in accordance with their selection.
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