Tuesday, April 20, 2021
400 GTB

NNP Pardarshi

NNP LawOrder 11 04 2021

NNP Farmers

Punjab SSSB 27

capt covid appeal

navan naroa 30

state mega job fair

Edu 20 March

Ayushman 11 04 2021

Markfed Sohna New

Verka Ice Cream

Innocent Hearts INNOKIDS Banner

BJP leader says 5 Trinamool MPs ready to join party, TMC lashes out

- Advertisement -

Kolkata, Nov 21, 2020-
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha member from West Bengal’s Barrackpore constituency Arjun Singh on Saturday claimed that as many as five Trinamool Congress MPs are ready to join the saffron brigade and they can resign anytime soon.

While moving along the banks of the Ganga river in his Lok Sabha constituency on the occasion of Chhath Puja, Singh said: “At least five Trinamool MPs are ready to switch to BJP and they can join us anytime soon.”

He said that veteran Trinamool Congress leader and Lok Sabha member Sougata Roy is also there in the list. “Roy says something else in front of the camera and talks about Mamata Banerjee as if he is trying to bridge the gap between Subhendu Adhikari and the Trinamool Congress. But once you remove the camera he will be ready to join the BJP,” Singh told media persons.

The statement raised questions about the political allegiance of Roy and whether he is joining the opposition camp ahead of the crucial state assembly polls scheduled in 2021.

When asked about the possibility of his switchover, Roy termed Singh as a third-class politician and a ‘bahubali’ (political strongman). Roy said that he continues to stand by his party, the Trinamool Congress, and would never join the BJP.

“This is a campaign strategy of the BJP under the direction of their IT cell head Amit Malviya. They spread fake news like this only. I don’t think I should pass any comment on this,” said Roy, reaffirming that he would prefer to die but would never join the BJP as he does not believe in its ideology.

“I will quit politics or rather prefer to die but will never join hands with the BJP. I don’t believe in their political ideology,” the Trinamool MP said.

Meanwhile, West Bengal urban development and municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim on Saturday held a press interaction where he confirmed that Roy was not going anywhere.

“We all have learnt Gandhian principles from Sougata Da. He can never join the party who killed Gandhi,” Hakim said. (Agency)

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -SGPC Wheat Appeal

Stay Connected



Vidyut Jammwal launches his banner Action Hero Films

Mumbai, April 19, 2021 - Bollywood action star Vidyut Jammwal launched his home production banner, Action Hero Films, on Monday. "The viewers have embraced and loved...

Shweta Tripathi shoots in Benaras amid Covid rise

Benaras, April 19, 2021 - Actress Shweta Tripathi has started shooting for her upcoming web-series "Escaype Live" in Benares amid a spike in Covid-19 cases...

The Thalaiva knows no boundaries – by Vinod Mirani

The recent announcement of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year for South superstar Rajinikanth is celebrated by all Indians, in India and abroad. Actually,...

When people thought Big B had lost his eyesight!

Mumbai, April 17, 2021- Amitabh Bachchan uploaded a throwback picture on Saturday, striking retro swagger in sunglasses. He recalled those were the days when wearing...




Indian Police

Police reforms: Goals and means – by DC Pathak

The well known protagonist of police reforms, Prakash Singh, in a recent write-up diagnosed the problem behind an apparent lack of progress in this...
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

April 2003: US in Iraq, Vajpayee’s Pak initiative and Worldview India – by Saeed Naqvi

April 2003 was the cruelest month for the people of Iraq, a month of reflection on Pakistan by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and...
Punjab Police Logo

Politicization of Police Force – by KS Chawla

Maharashtra Police are in news these days thanks to the politicization of the police force almost all over the country. The Maharashtra police or...


Health & Fitness

Ayurveda medicine

Can alternative medicine systems like Ayurveda be tapped to fight Covid-19?

New Delhi, April 19, 2021 - Even though Covid-19 vaccination is in full swing, the pandemic continues to affect a huge population, severely affecting the countrys economic and social fabric. There are many who recommend tapping Ayurveda, Indias ancient alternative medical system. A report in Hindustan Times last December draws attention to the praise lavished for Ayurveda by the Delhi Government...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!