Leaders from the Trinamool Congress are coming and taking our posts, he says.
Differences within the West Bengal BJP got here to the fore on Saturday over the elevation of Mukul Roy to the publish of nationwide vice-president. Mr. Roy, thought-about one of the founding members of the Trinamool Congress, stop the party in October 2017 and joined the BJP.
Mr. Roy was a member of the nationwide govt of the party and his elevation is seen as an try to placate him earlier than the 2021 Assembly polls . Over the previous few months, hypothesis was rife about his function and variations with different leaders of the Bengal BJP.
Mr. Roy mentioned he together with State party president Dilip Ghosh will make sure the victory for the BJP within the 2021 Assembly polls.
However, senior BJP chief and former president of the State unit Rahul Sinha appeared extraordinarily upset with being neglected. “I have served the BJP for 40 years. I have been a soldier of the party from its founding days, but now leaders from the TMC are coming and taking our post. There cannot be anything more painful than that,” Mr. Sinha mentioned.
The BJP chief didn’t specify whether or not he’ll stay within the party or not however mentioned he’ll announce his subsequent transfer within the subsequent 10-12 days. Before Mr. Ghosh was appointed Bengal BJP president in 2015, Mr. Sinha was one of an important leaders of Bengal. Following Mr. Ghosh’s appointment as Bengal chief, Mr. Sinha was appointed nationwide secretary.
The State unit of the BJP has been grappling with the difficulty of how a lot significance ought to the leaders who joined the party defecting from the Trinamool Congress be given. The outdated party loyalists have been elevating issues over such leaders getting extra significance.