- He additionally stated that the TMC shouldn’t overlook what its senior leaders had carried out for the celebration for the sake of newcomers.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 04:44 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Dinesh Bajaj on Saturday resigned from the celebration and accused it of contemplating Hindi-speaking individuals in West Bengal as outsiders, a observe which he stated won’t be tolerated. Bajaj stated that he’s not becoming a member of the BJP anticipating a ticket for combating the upcoming elections however as a result of he was ‘fed up’ with how the TMC was working. The BJP has not made any official announcement concerning Bajaj becoming a member of the celebration.
Bajaj’s feedback got here a day after the TMC launched its first set of candidates. “It doesn’t matter whether or not I get a ticket from the BJP or not however I’ve determined to not stay within the TMC,” Bajaj stated, based on information company ANI. “I’ve stood beside Didi (Mamata Banerjee) for 20 years however I felt it was not thought-about when it got here to contesting polls. Secondly, how lengthy shall one tolerate the feelings in the direction of Hindi-speaking individuals inside the TMC and the way they’re thought-about outsiders,” Bajaj stated.
He additionally stated that the TMC shouldn’t overlook what its senior leaders had carried out for the celebration for the sake of newcomers. Bajaj stated that if he will get a ticket from the BJP he’ll make sure that he wins, based on a report by ANI. Bajaj was elected as an MLA from the Jorasanko constituency in 2006 and served as a legislator until 2011.
The Trinamool Congress has suffered from a number of defections as a number of prime leaders have left the celebration to affix the BJP. Rajya Sabha lawmaker Dinesh Trivedi on Saturday grew to become one other senior chief who joined the BJP in presence of celebration president JP Nadda in New Delhi. Nadda stated after Trivedi’s induction that the ‘proper particular person has left the unsuitable celebration and has now joined the suitable celebration.’
The TMC and the BJP will face one another in a pitched electoral battle come March 27 when West Bengal will start its polls. The elections will probably be held in eight phases on March 27, April 1, April 6, April 10, April 17, April 22, April 26 and April 29. The votes will probably be counted on Could 2.
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