TMC leaders may switch sides to save themselves from ED probes: BJP


Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed on Thursday that several ministers of the Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) plan to switch sides and join the former to escape the anti-money laundering organization. But the BJP officials said they would not allow thieves and bandits.

Yesterday, actor-politician Mithun Chakraborty, who joined the BJP last year around the West Bengal Assembly polls, claimed that 38 TMC MLAs are in contact with the saffron camp and hinted that Maharashtra-esque development would also take place in the eastern state. can take place. Chakraborty also claimed that 21 of the 38 lawmakers are in direct contact with him.

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The former TMC leader called it “breaking news” and claimed: “Want to hear the latest news? At the moment 38 TMC MLAs have very good relations with us, 21 of which are in direct (contact with us)”.

In addition, Saumitra Khan, the BJP’s vice president of West Bengal, said TMC leaders may try to join the BJP to avoid the ED.

Khan added that ED is following the course of justice and the process of justice and that the BJP will never take a thief in his party.

In addition, BJP vice chairman Dilip Ghosh also told ANI news agency that Mamata Banerjee’s cousin had previously commented that when TMC opens the door, the entire BJP will join the party. If the door is opened now, all of TMC’s MLAs would walk away.

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Meanwhile, the chief minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee criticized the center saying it was “not easy to break Bengal” with the help of research agencies.

Banerjee claimed the “BJP has no job” other than overthrowing governments, saying the ruling party at the center was focused on overthrowing democratically elected governments.

“They (BJP) have no job, their job is to take over the governments of the state through 3-4 agencies. They have taken Maharashtra, now Jharkhand but Bengal has defeated them,” said Mamata Banerjee.

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had arrested former Bangladeshi minister Partha Chatterjee in connection with the West Bengal School Service Commission and the recruitment scam of the West Bengal Primary Education Board. 50 crore has been recovered from his close associate Arpita Mukherjee.

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