BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya (Photo Credit-PTI)
Indore / Madhya Pradesh, 3 August: The BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday termed reports of speculation that some BJP MPs from this state may change their mind to the ruling Trinamool Congress before the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal. Dismissed. He stressed that all Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs in the state are with the party.
Vijayvargiya is in charge of West Bengal in the BJP organization. “Some journalists, influenced by the TMC government of West Bengal, are spreading the illusion that some BJP MPs are going to the TMC. The reports about this are misleading and mischievous,” he told reporters here.
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He said, “All BJP MPs from West Bengal are with the party and they are engaged in the development of the country under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.” Significantly, during the last Lok Sabha elections of 2019, BJP had won 18 seats in 42 seats in West Bengal. Assembly elections are due in the year 2021 in this province under the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC and before this the phase of political change has started.
Biplab Mitra, a senior leader of North Bengal and former MLA, has recently “returned home” to the TMC with his younger brother and supporters leaving the BJP. Mitra, a Trinamool Congress MLA from Harirampur seat in Dakshin Dinajpur district, joined the BJP in June last year. He joined BJP in Vijayvargiya’s presence in Delhi.
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