Following his removing because the chairman of the board of directors of Contai Municipality in Purba Medinipur district, Trinamool Congress chief Soumendu Adhikari on Thursday hinted that he would be a part of the BJP following the footsteps of his political heavyweight brother Suvendu.
“Lotus will bloom in every household. Wait a bit,” mentioned Mr Soumendu Adhikari who additionally filed a petition earlier than the Calcutta High Court difficult his removing from his put up within the civic physique.
Lotus is the election image of the BJP. Mr Soumendu had not participated within the current political programmes of the TMC within the district and a bit of the occasion leaders alleged that he was supporting Suvendu Adhikari’s mass contact programmes within the district for the final two months.
“Remember, we worship Maa Durga with 108 lotuses,” Mr Soumendu instructed reporters at Contai.
Suvendu Adhikari, a former cupboard minister within the Mamata Banerjee authorities, joined the BJP together with 9 MLAs, 5 of them from the TMC, and a celebration MP throughout Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s rally in Medinipur on December 19.
At a public rally on Tuesday, Suvendu Adhikari mentioned that lotus will bloom in his household.
His father Sisir Adhikari and one other brother Dibyendu are TMC MPs. They didn’t give any indication of leaving the TMC.
However, Dibyendu Adhikari on Wednesday termed the choice to take away Soumendu from the put up of chairman of the board of administrator of Contai Municipality as “unfortunate, unexpected and unfair.”
Soumendu Adhikari was the chairman of Contai Municipality until the time period of the board expired in 2019. He was then appointed as its administrator since elections had been postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic state of affairs.
Claiming that he has been illegally eliminated by the West Bengal Municipal Affairs Department from his put up within the civic physique on December 30, Soumendu moved the Calcutta High Court on Thursday.
Assembly election is due in West Bengal in April-May 2021.