Trinamool heavyweight Arjun Singh joins BJP, says Mamata does not have national interest in mind


Trinamool Congress strongman and four-time MLA from West Bengal Arjun Singh crossed over to the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday, boosting the saffron party Singh was inducted into the BJP in the presence of party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and West Bengal BJP leader Mukul Roy Addressing reporters at the BJP office, Arjun Singh said that he was I was shocked at her comments on the Pulwama terror attack. Her statement has shaken the country. If a leader does not have national interest on her mind then she cannot do any good to her voters, READ ALSO | Rajniti (politics) means People were angry with the sitting MP because of his disconnect with them. Therefore, I have expressed my desire to contest from Barrackpore. Today, I am happy to announce that I have joined the BJP, Singh, a four-time MLA from Barrackpore, may be pitted by the BJP against TMC strongman Dinesh Trivedi in the Lok Sabha polls, reports have said. It is being said that Singh was miffed at Banerjee for not giving him a ticket in the upcoming elections. Singh is the latest entrant to the BJP from a rival party. In Delhi today, Congress leader Tom Vadakkan joined the BJP with Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in attendance. Tom Vadakkan told media, If a political party takes such a position that is against the country then Im left with no option but to leave the party. West Bengal goes to polls in seven phases. Counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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