Four (5) TMC leaders Rajiv Banerjee, Rathin Chakraborty, Vaishali Dalmia , Prabir Ghoshal ,Partha Sarathi Chatterjee and Tollywood actor Rudranil Ghosh are flying to Delhi on special flight to join BJP today evening.
Rajiv was a TMC minister while Prabir and Vaishali are MLAs. Rathin was Mayor of Howrah.Union home minister Amit Shah who skipped tomorrow’s scheduled meeting at Dumurjala Howrah is likely to grace the ocassion of their joining alongside party president J P Nadda. Contacted Ghoshal confirmed the development.
Tomorrow’s BJP meeting at Dumurjala stands scheduled where more TMC leaders from Howrah and Hooghly are likely to join BJP. In the past one month TMC is facing a major exodus and has lost a number of front line leaders to BJP. TMC supremo Mamata yesterday took a desperate stand against the party deserters with a vow that they will be never be allowed to return to the party. TMC will launch a massive anti BJP campaign across the state within 1 and 15 February.