Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured Mukul Roy of appropriate action after examining his complaint that the West Bengal government was monitoring his movements
Roy had recently quit the TMC, following differences with its supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and joined the saffron party
Speaking to reporters outside Raj Bhawan, Mukul Roy said, “Government officers are trying to mislead the people of Bengal. The state government does not own the Biswa Bangla logo.”
The allegation comes days after the former Trinamool leader joined the BJP and fired the first salvo by alleging in a public meeting that Abhishek owns the logo of Biswa Bangla — a brand promoted by the state government.
The notice, which was sent to the BJP’s West Bengal unit headquarters in Kolkata, demanded that Mukul Roy desist from making or circulating any defamatory comment.
Roy has written a strongly worded letter to the West Bengal principal secretary, home affairs, and principal secretary for micro, small and medium enterprises on the Biswa Bangla logo.
There is no official word on whether Abhishek will speak. Mamata is in London to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita.
Mukul Roy, the founding member of Trinamool Congress who recently joined the BJP, Friday targeted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on several issues, ranging from Saradha scam to the dengue outbreak in the state. Speaking at a rally in Rani Rashmoni Road in Kolkata in his first public meeting after joining BJP, Roy alleged that Mamata […]
The former TMC number 2 was referring to recent restrictions on idol immersion during the Durga Puja celebrations in West Bengal. The Mamata Banerjee government had said that idol immersions would not be allowed on October 1, as Muharram also falls on that day.
“I am mentally prepared to fight against the TMC and that is why I joined BJP. Even Pandavas had to fight against Kauravas,” said Mukul Roy, who addressed his first press conference after joining the BJP
The Trinamool on Saturday reiterated that Mukul Roy’s induction into the BJP would have no impact in Bengal.
“He is a traitor who had betrayed the people of Bengal. It is good to dream, there is no harm in it… but his dreams should not turn into a nightmare,” said Cabinet minister Firhad Hakim
Mukul Roy quit the TMC last month and resigned from the Rajya Sabha following his fallout with party chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.
Mukul Roy joins BJP: “Happy to inform that Mukul Roy is joining BJP, we welcome him,” senior party leader an union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said at a press conference.
Slamming Mamata Banerjee government for the unrest in Darjeeling hills, CPM leader Mohammad Salim said the situation in Darjeeling has not improved at all.