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Rajib Banerjee, other former TMC leaders join BJP in Delhi

Rajib Banerjee and MLAs Prabir Ghosal and Baishali Dalmiya, who was recently expelled from the TMC, and former Howrah Mayor Rathin Chakraborty, flew to the national capital on a special plane, and met central BJP leaders.

January 30, 2021 / 10:31 PM IST
Former Trinamool Congress leaders Rajib Banerjee and Baishali Dalmiya meet Amit Shah in Delhi. ANI.

Former Trinamool Congress leaders Rajib Banerjee and Baishali Dalmiya meet Amit Shah in Delhi. ANI.

Former West Bengal minister Rajib Banerjee, who recently quit the Trinamool Congress, joined the BJP in the national capital on January 30 along with a few other leaders of the state's ruling party after meeting senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Banerjee and MLAs Prabir Ghosal and Baishali Dalmiya, who was recently expelled from the TMC, and former Howrah Mayor Rathin Chakraborty, flew to the national capital on a special plane, and met central BJP leaders.

"They have joined the BJP," party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya told PTI following the meeting.

Former TMC MLA Parthasarathi Chattopadhyay and actor Rudranil Ghosh had also accompanied them on their visit to meet BJP leaders in the national capital.