All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary Mainul Haque on Tuesday resigned from the first membership of the celebration and is more likely to be part of the Trinamool Congress quickly. Haque, who represented Farakka constituency in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district 5 instances earlier than being defeated within the final meeting elections, informed PTI that he has despatched his resignation letter to interim AICC president Sonia Gandhi.
“I wish to battle the communal BJP within the state in a extra apt method and meet the aspirations of individuals whom I had represented in all these years,” Haque said.
Asked if he would join the TMC, the former MLA sidestepped the question.
However, sources close to Haque said he is slated to join the TMC at an election meeting to be addressed by top party leaders for the Jangipur assembly poll soon.
Polling was countermanded in the Jangipur seat during the eight-phase assembly elections conducted earlier this year due to death of the candidate.
TMC MP from Murshidabad district Abu Taher Khan told PTI: “We are ready to welcome Haque, a veteran politician, to our party fold. He will add more strength to our party in the district.”
In his resignation letter to interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi through the day, Haque thanked her for appointing him as an AICC secretary and nominating him because the celebration candidate from the Farakka seat a number of instances.
The Congress” West Bengal president Adhir Chowdhury said, “I have nothing to say if someone wants to go.”
TMC chief and Deputy Chief Whip in meeting, Tapas Roy, mentioned, “Congress leaders are realising they received”t be able to fight anti-people BJP government at the Centre and their politics of hatred. So they are coming over to the Trinamool Congress. It is the only party which can fight and dislodge Narendra Modi and Amit Shah from power in next Lok Sabha polls.”
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