February 4, 2021 2:44:37 am
Srijan Roy, brother-in-law of BJP national vice-president and former TMC leader Mukul Roy, rejoined the ruling party on Wednesday. Srijan, who played an active role in the 2011 and 2016 Assembly elections and the 2014 Lok Sabha polls for the TMC, was known to be close to Mukul.
Handing over the party flag to Srijan and two others, TMC spokesperson and state minister Bratya Basu said he was a TMC veteran who had moved to the BJP in 2019.
“The politics going on in West Bengal is against our ideals. We need to strengthen the hands of party supremo Mamata Banerjee to ensure that secularism flourishes in the state,” Roy said.
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