Has Mamata Banerjee Mortgaged TMC to Prashant Kishore and Team: BJP Leader Kailash Vijayvargiya
Senior BJP chief Kailash Vijayvargiya on Saturday launched a scathing assault on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, questioning whether or not she had misplaced self-worth and “mortgaged” her social gathering, the Trinamool Congress, to ballot strategist Prashant Kishore and his staff. He mentioned the previous guards of TMC are deserting it, as are the individuals of the state.
“No self-respecting individual can stay in TMC now, as a result of its reins have now gone into the arms of ‘bhaipo’ (Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek),” Vijavargiya mentioned. “I need to ask Mamata Banerjee whether or not she has misplaced her self-confidence and mortgaged the social gathering to the PK (Prashant Kishore) firm,” he mentioned at a rally in Ramnagar in East Midnapore.
Kishor’s organisation Indian Political Motion Committee (I-PAC) has been appointed by the ruling social gathering in West Bengal to arrange its technique for the 2021 meeting polls. Earlier this week, TMC MLA from Coochbehar South constituency, Mihir Goswami, had additionally claimed by means of a social media submit that the reins of the social gathering are usually not within the arms of Banerjee anymore.
Vijayvargiya alleged that the Rs 1,000-crore help from Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his go to to the Amphan-affected areas in West Bengal was not accounted for by the state authorities. “Nobody is aware of how the cash was spent or the place it went,” the BJP nationwide basic secretary mentioned.
Denying the allegation, West Bengal City and Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim mentioned there is no such thing as a “Rafale or Nirav Modi” within the state, and Banerjee heads a clear authorities. Earlier within the day, BJP MP Arjun Singh had claimed a minimum of 5 TMC MPs are eager to modify over to the saffron social gathering, whereas calling upon Suvendu Adhikari, who has been voicing displeasure with the TMC management, to additionally be a part of.
“He (Adhikari) is being subjected to insults throughout the social gathering simply as I used to be heckled at one time,” Singh, a former TMC MLA who converted to the BJP earlier than the Lok Sabha elections in 2019, mentioned. He additional mentioned that Saugata Roy, TMC MP from Dumdum constituency, was additionally not averse to be part of the saffron social gathering.
Roy, nevertheless, denied the declare, contending that he would “slightly die than be a part of the BJP”. “I’m within the TMC and can stay so,” he mentioned.