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Amit Shah’s Mega Rally In West Bengal, Ex-TMC Leader Suvendu Adhikari Joins BJP

Kolkata: A convoy of as many as 30 autos headed out for the Midnapore School Floor the place Union Residence Minister Amit Shah was scheduled to deal with a mega public assembly on Saturday. The convoy filled with dissident lawmakers, MPs and different Trinamool Congress leaders set out for the venue at round 12.15 p.m. from Mecheda’s visitor home in East Midnapore.

They began after former West Bengal Transport and Irrigation Minister Suvendu Adhikari stepped out of his Contai residence for the Midnapore School Floor.

In accordance with sources, not less than 9 sitting legislators, in addition to Suvendu Adhikari, and a Lok Sabha MP from the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress, Left Entrance and the Congress are there within the convoy.

Other than them, many district leaders have been additionally on the record of those that will be part of the saffron brigade on Saturady afternoon throughout Shah’s grand occasion.

Of the full 9 sitting lawmakers, not less than six are from the Trinamool Congress, sources mentioned.

Shah, together with Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP)’s nationwide basic secretary (in-charge of West Bengal) Kailash Vijayvargiya, nationwide vice-president Mukul Roy and BJP state unit president Dilip Ghosh, had lunch at a farmer’s residence at Balijuri village.

A few of the names that are more likely to change to the BJP in Bengal are Barackpore’s Trinamool MLA Shilbhadra Dutta, North Contai MLA Banashree Maity, Kalna’s MLA Biswajit Kundu, East Burdwan legislator Saikat Panja, Dipali Biswas — an MLA from Gajal, Sukra Munda from Nagrakata and Haldia’s Communist Get together of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MLA Tapasi Mondal, amongst many others.

Sitting Trinamool MP from East Burdwan Sunil Mandal can also be more likely to be part of the BJP together with former MP Dasarath Tirke, former minister Shyamaprasad Mukhopadhyay and former MLA Satyen Ray. Trinamool leaders like Rama Prasad Giri, Congress chief Sanmoy Bandopadhyay together with six minority cell leaders are additionally scheduled to hitch the BJP within the presence of Shah, sources mentioned.

‘Get Rid Of The Extortionist Nephew’, Says Suvendu Adhikari

In the meantime, Suvendu Adhikari launched a scathing assault on Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal authorities after becoming a member of the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) at a mega public rally in Midnapore. He additionally attacked Mamata’s nephew and Trinamool’s Lok Sabha member from Diamond Harbour constituency Abhishek Banerjee dubbing him an “extortionist”.

“Now I say tolabaaj bhaipo hatao (Get rid of the extortionist nephew)…I thank my elder brother Amit Shah for accepting me as a primary member of the world’s largest political party BJP. I will start working for the party from tomorrow itself,” Adhikari declared on the public rally. He mentioned {that a} “deep rot” has set within the Trinamool Congress.

Adhikari joined the BJP’s mega rally within the presence of Union Residence Minister Amit Shah. Adhikari joined the rostrum together with Shah at Midnapore School Floor. He was acquired by Union minister of state for Lady and Youngster Growth Debasree Choudhuri. The ex-Nandigram legislator was seen sitting by the aspect of Shah on the dais.

“When I was infected with Covid-19 no one from my old party (Trinamool Congress) called me enquiring about my health. I have worked for that political party for the past 21 long years. But my elder brother Amit Shah ji called me twice asking about my health,” Adhikari mentioned.

Adhikari on Thursday resigned from the first membership of the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. He had tendered his resignation addressing an official letter to Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee. Adhikari additionally resigned from the state legislative meeting on Wednesday night. He went to the meeting constructing and submitted a hand-written letter on the secretariat as speaker Biman Banerjee was not current in his workplace.

Earlier, Adhikari had tendered his resignation as minister from the Mamata Banerjee-led state cupboard final month, on November 27. He had additionally left the chairperson’s put up of the Hooghly River Bridge Commissioner’s (HRBC) two days earlier than that.

Ex-Nandigram legislator and previously a trusted lieutenant of Mamata Banerjee, Adhikari was sad with organisational selections taken by Abhishek Banerjee and political strategist Prashant Kishor within the Trinamool Congress.

“Trinamool Congress will come second in the forthcoming state assembly polls as the BJP will form the government in Bengal in 2021. I feel bad to see that many works we could not do. It is not possible for a person to stay in the Trinamool Congress with self-respect. There is no value of trust in the Trinamool Congress. They are calling us betrayers. I want to say that I have my mother and her name is Gayatri Adhikari. She has given birth to me. And another is my motherland India. If I have to call anybody else my mother I will take the name of my motherland. It is not possible for me to call anyone else my mother,” he mentioned.

Hitting out at Mamata Banerjee, he mentioned that the Trinamool Congress has ignored these leaders who constructed it from scratch and likewise introduced it to energy. Adhikari additionally remembered how he has recognized the BJP chief for years.

“I welcome Suvendu in the BJP. He has been my long-time party colleague. People of Bengal want to listen to him. BJP will get a new political dimension in Bengal if Suvendu joins the saffron brigade,” mentioned Mukul Roy on the mega rally.

Addressing a mammoth gathering on the Midnapore School Floor, Adhikari mentioned that the financial situation of Bengal is in a really unhealthy form. “If the state has to be salvaged, its reins need to be handed over to the BJP-led government at the Centre under the able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji,” he added.

Later he wrote an open letter to TMC staff asking them to hitch arms & begin a brand new starting. The letter states, “Our fight is to restore West Bengal to its glory.”

He additionally vowed to oust Mamata Banerjee regime in 2021 meeting elections in West Bengal, exuding confidence that his new celebration will type subsequent govt.

(With IANS Inputs)

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