Roy had a protracted assembly with the TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, the social gathering’s nationwide basic secretary Abhishek Banerjee, ministers Subrata Mukherjee and Firhad Hakim, and social gathering secretary-general Partha Chatterjee, after which they rejoined the social gathering. “BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy has expressed his desire to join the AITC. Following the approval of the TMC supremo, we are welcoming him,” Partha Chatterjee mentioned.
Welcoming Mukul Roy, as soon as her closest aide, Mamata Banerjee mentioned, “Mukul is part of my own family. He was threatened and exploited by the BJP. Mukul has received mental peace by returning to TMC. His health condition had also deteriorated because one cannot stay in the BJP. It is a heartless party and no human being can stay there.”
“It is his (Mukul Roy) personal decision to join the party. BJP is a party of zamindars and it is like a feudal party where people are exploited,” Mamata mentioned, including,
Among the components which led to Roy’s defection was Suvendu Adhikari’s meteoric rise within the BJP within the current previous and him being made the chief of opposition. The undeniable fact that he was neglected made Roy very sad. He additionally had a protracted bitter relationship with BJP state president Dilip Ghosh, and regardless of being generally known as the ‘chanakya’ of Bengal politics, Mukul Roy’s functionality was under-utilised by the BJP management. There was disillusionment ever since he joined the saffron social gathering in 2017 which aggravated over the previous couple of years, BJP insiders mentioned.
“I am happy that I have returned to my own people, my old acquaintances and people I know for so long. I am happy that I am with people’s leader Mamata Banerjee, who is a national leader,” Mukul Roy mentioned. “I decided to leave BJP and join TMC. I never had any discord with the TMC ideology. Given the current situation of Bengal, no one will stay in the BJP,” Mukul Roy mentioned. Meanwhile, Dilip Ghosh mentioned, “Those who are the wealth of the BJP are continuing with the saffron party.”