Trinamool Congress (TMC) senior chief Kunal Ghosh on Sunday hit again at BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari for his ”anti-defection legislation” remark and requested him to show the legislation to his father Sisir Adhikari as he was a TMC MP, who joined the BJP earlier than the elections whereas he was nonetheless holding the submit.
“If (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari has thorough knowledge about anti-defection law, he should not try to teach TMC. He should first teach his father Sisir Da because he is a TMC MP and has joined BJP before the election while he was still holding the post,” Mr Ghosh advised ANI.
Suvendu Adhikari’s touch upon anti-defection legislation got here after Mukul Roy, former BJP nationwide vice chairman, and his son Subhranshu Roy rejoined the TMC in Kolkata on Friday within the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a month after the celebration’s landslide victory within the state Assembly elections. Responding to Mr Roy’s exit from BJP to rejoin TMC, Suvendu Adhikar had mentioned: “We are not moved or worried about Mukul Roy leaving the party. Since BJP is the only opposition party in the state, TMC will target us now. Anti-defection law has never been implemented in West Bengal before, but as the Leader of Opposition, I will take the charge to implement the laws in the state. It will take two to three months.”
He claimed that correct protocol to give up the celebration and the submit was not adopted by Mukul Roy.
Mr Roy had contested the Assembly election from Krishnanagar Uttar constituency and defeated TMC candidate actor Koushani Mukherjee.
Mukul Roy, a founding member of the TMC, had modified camps and joined BJP in November 2017.