Amid reviews of infighting throughout the West Bengal BJP and turncoats expressing their want to return to Trinamool Congress (TMC), a BJP MP from the state stated “those who have no spine” will make efforts to rejoin the ruling celebration.
BJP MP Saumitra Khan’s remarks got here hours after celebration chief Rajib Banerjee on Tuesday stated “people will not take kindly to threats of President’s rule” towards a authorities elected with an enormous mandate.
Mr Khan, in a social media submit, stated, “Remaining silent when 42 BJP workers have been killed indicates support for the ruling party… Are you seeking re-entry into your old party because you could not become a minister?”
Rajib Banerjee, a former minister within the Mamata Banerjee cupboard, joined the BJP earlier than the meeting elections, however didn’t retain the Domjur seat in Howrah district, from the place he was fielded by the BJP.
The former legislator, nonetheless, refused to elaborate on Tuesday’s remark, sustaining that he had stated what he needed to.
Meanwhile, posters proclaiming “those who betray Mamata Banerjee have no place in Bengal” appeared on Wednesday at just a few locations in Domjur. It shouldn’t be instantly identified who put up the posters.
“(Traitor) Mir Jafar will not be allowed to be back in Domjur,” one of many posters, which claimed to be positioned on behalf of native TMC employees, learn.
Several TMC turncoats have, over the previous few weeks, expressed their willingness to rejoin the Mamata Banerjee camp — distinguished amongst them being former MLAs Sonali Guha and Dipendu Biswas.
Some others have additionally been reportedly sending feelers to the celebration management, hoping to return.
With TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee not too long ago visiting senior BJP chief Mukul Roy’s ailing spouse in hospital, hypothesis is rife a couple of doable change in equation between them.
Mukul Roy was conspicuous by his absence in Tuesday’s assembly referred to as by the state BJP management.
State BJP president Dilip Ghosh has additionally been dealing with protests at totally different locations from disgruntled grassroots employees, who’ve alleged that turncoats had been liable for the celebration’s poor present within the meeting elections.
There had additionally been protests on the state BJP workplaces earlier than the polls over tickets being given to some turncoats quickly after becoming a member of the celebration.