The former BJP MP joined the TMC in the presence of party general secretary Abhishesk Banerjee, and member of the Rajya Sabha Derek O’Brien.
Babul Supriyo ,from BJP merged with Mamata Banerjee‘s TMC in the presence of Abhishek Banerjee, and Derek O’Brien. As a result, he also quit as Lok Sabha MP. Babul Supriyo was the BJP former leader and Union Minister.
After joining the party Supriyo revealed to abide by the rule book and by the ethical book. Also, he confirmed to meet Mamata Banerjee on Monday. He feels this is his responsible opportunity.”
Supriyo disclosed that it all started with a discussion with O’Brien, which then drove to discussion with WB CM Banerjee and Abhishek Bannerjee.
Babul also said that Didi and Abhishek have given him a great opportunity. He has joined TMC and promised to develop the Asansol constituency.
Supriyo was denied a berth in PM Narendra Modi’s cabinet reshuffle. On July 31, he tweeted saying, Alvida. He refused to join with any other party – TMC, Congress, CPIM, nowhere.
He admits to being a one-team player! Have always supported one team #MohunBagan – Have been with only one party – BJP West Bengal.
He admits quitting his govt allotted residence within one month. Resigning from MP post too.
It was reported that the Home Ministry ordered the reduction of the security category of Babul Supriyo from the ‘Z’ to ‘Y’ category.
The Central Reserve Police Force, responsible to give security cover, has initiated the process of reduction of his guard.
Babul Supriyo, a singer-turned-politician, joined BJP in 2014, contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from the Asansol constituency in WB. In 2019, Supriyo defeated TMC candidate Moon Moon Sen from the same constituency. He has been a Minister of State in the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.
Supriyo contested the 2021 Assembly Elections in WB from the Tollyganj assembly constituency, but lost the elections.
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