Roy had a protracted assembly with the TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, the celebration’s nationwide basic secretary Abhishek Banerjee, ministers Subrata Mukherjee and Firhad Hakim, and celebration secretary-general Partha Chatterjee, after which they rejoined the celebration. “BJP nationwide vice-president Mukul Roy has expressed his need to affix the AITC. Following the approval of the TMC supremo, we’re welcoming him,” Partha Chatterjee stated.
Welcoming Mukul Roy, as soon as her closest aide, Mamata Banerjee stated, “Mukul is a part of my circle of relatives. He was threatened and exploited by the BJP. Mukul has obtained psychological peace by returning to TMC. His well being situation had additionally deteriorated as a result of one can’t keep within the BJP. It’s a heartless celebration and no human being can keep there.”
“It’s his (Mukul Roy) private resolution to affix the celebration. BJP is a celebration of zamindars and it is sort of a feudal celebration the place persons are exploited,” Mamata stated, including,
Among the many elements 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 truth that he was ignored made Roy very sad. He additionally had a protracted bitter relationship with BJP state president Dilip Ghosh, and regardless of being often called 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 celebration in 2017 which aggravated over the previous couple of years, BJP insiders stated.
“I’m completely satisfied that I’ve returned to my very own individuals, my outdated acquaintances and folks I do know for therefore lengthy. I’m completely satisfied that I’m with individuals’s chief Mamata Banerjee, who’s a nationwide chief,” Mukul Roy stated. “I made a decision to depart BJP and be part of TMC. I by no means had any discord with the TMC ideology. Given the present state of affairs of Bengal, nobody will keep within the BJP,” Mukul Roy stated. In the meantime, Dilip Ghosh stated, “Those that are the wealth of the BJP are persevering with with the saffron celebration.”