Kolkata North is one of the 16 constituencies chosen by Rahul for his experiment
Sources said Panda went to Delhi two days before the SC bench were to hear the petition
Joins new forum set up to probe chit fund cases.
Somen Mitra had resigned as Trinamool Congress MP last week.
On ways to deal with the corruption charges that he has levelled against the TMC, he said he would indulge in more meetings and gatherings to raise awareness among people.
The TMC dismissed Mitra’s resignation calling him a spent force.
Mitra said he felt good to be in the company of Congress leaders with whom he had worked closely in the past.
Mitra has already informed the Congress that he will join the party in January.
Rebel Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra will resign from the Lok Sabha in January,before joining the Congress,to avoid byelection in his Diamond Harbour constituency.
Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra Friday said he has decided to leave the party and go back to Congress.
There is speculation that Mitra may be given the Kolkata North seat,currently held by TMCs Sudip Bandopadhyay.
Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh has said he never got a chance to explain himself to the party because he did not get any showcause notice.
Sources said the party is ready to serve a notice to Ghosh and senior leaders said his departure is now a matter of time.
His departure is expected to open up an exit route for other MPs and a number of MLAs in the election season.
Roy,who was present at the gathering along with Krishnanagar Lok Sabha MP Tapas Paul,said she was proud of Sikha Mitra.