Letter sent to Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari informing him of the change.
Suri MLA alleges fund fraud in party-run civic body, suspended.
Trinamool leaders who have been lifted by a recent party reshuffle say that it was necessary to curb Roy.
Expressing solidarity with party MP Mukul Roy, Kabir accused Mamata, who is also the TMC supremo, of indulging in nepotism.
This is the first official admission that Roy, who had always been the first among equals inside the party, no longer enjoys the same equation with Mamata.
The team of five – Abdul Mannan, Pradeep Bhattacharya, Deepa Dasmunshi, Somen Mitra and Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury – met Sonia in the morning.
The BJP’s latest gains, therefore, can only have come at the expense of the CPM.
Bongaon, Krishnaganj: BJP gains not quite enough, Trinamool weathers Saradha
By-elections are being held to the Krishnaganj Assembly seat and the Bongaon Lok Sabha seat.
He also mocked TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for “not standing” beside Roy in his time of crisis.
Roy had recently said that he was part and parcel of the party, when asked if there was a rift between him and the party leadership.
On Friday, Bengali daily Bartaman Patrika had reported that Roy was set to float a new political party.
The Motua sect forms more than 50 per cent of the electorate of the Bongaon Lok Sabha seat.
A spike in violence in Bengal’s student politics speaks of larger power shifts
The statements of all the accused will be recorded next week under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
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