Bharatiya Janata Occasion (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 they usually 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 mentioned: “No less than 5 Trinamool MPs are prepared to change to BJP they usually can be part of us anytime quickly.”
He mentioned that veteran Trinamool Congress chief and Lok Sabha member Sougata Roy can also be there within the checklist. “Roy says one thing else in entrance of the digital camera and talks about Mamata Banerjee as if he’s making an attempt to bridge the hole between Subhendu Adhikari and the Trinamool Congress. However when you take away the digital camera he will likely be prepared to hitch the BJP,” Singh advised media individuals.
The assertion raised questions concerning 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 potential of his switchover, Roy termed Singh as a third-class politician and a ‘bahubali’ (political strongman). Roy mentioned that he continues to face by his get together, the Trinamool Congress, and would by no means be part of the BJP.
“This can be a marketing campaign technique of the BJP underneath the route of their IT cell head Amit Malviya. They unfold pretend information like this solely. I do not suppose I ought to go any touch upon this,” mentioned Roy, reaffirming that he would favor to die however would by no means be part of the BJP as he doesn’t imagine in its ideology.
“I’ll give up politics or fairly favor to die however won’t ever be part of fingers with the BJP. I do not imagine of their political ideology,” the Trinamool MP mentioned.
In the meantime, West Bengal city improvement and municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim on Saturday held a press interplay the place he confirmed that Roy was not going anyplace.
“All of us have learnt Gandhian rules from Sougata Da. He can by no means be part of the get together who killed Gandhi,” Hakim mentioned.