Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) Lok Sabha member from West Bengal’s Barrackpore constituency Arjun Singh on Saturday claimed that as many as 5 Trinamool Congress MPs are prepared to hitch the saffron brigade and so they can resign anytime quickly.
Whereas transferring alongside the banks of the Ganga river in his Lok Sabha constituency on the event of Chhath Puja, Singh stated: “At the least 5 Trinamool MPs are prepared to change to BJP and so they can be a part of us anytime quickly.”
He stated that veteran Trinamool Congress chief and Lok Sabha member Sougata Roy can also be there within the record. “Roy says one thing else in entrance of the digicam and talks about Mamata Banerjee as if he’s attempting to bridge the hole between Subhendu Adhikari and the Trinamool Congress. However when you take away the digicam he might be prepared to hitch the BJP,” Singh instructed media individuals.
The assertion raised questions in regards to the political allegiance of Roy and whether or not he’s becoming a member of the opposition camp forward of the essential state meeting polls scheduled in 2021.
When requested about the opportunity of his switchover, Roy termed Singh as a third-class politician and a ‘bahubali’ (political strongman). Roy stated that he continues to face by his get together, the Trinamool Congress, and would by no means be a part of the BJP.
“This can be a marketing campaign technique of the BJP beneath the course of their IT cell head Amit Malviya. They unfold faux information like this solely. I do not suppose I ought to go any touch upon this,” stated Roy, reaffirming that he would like to die however would by no means be a part of the BJP as he doesn’t imagine in its ideology.
“I’ll stop politics or relatively choose to die however won’t ever be a part of palms with the BJP. I do not imagine of their political ideology,” the Trinamool MP stated.
In the meantime, West Bengal city growth and municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim on Saturday held a press interplay the place he confirmed that Roy was not going wherever.
“All of us have learnt Gandhian rules from Sougata Da. He can by no means be a part of the get together who killed Gandhi,” Hakim stated.