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TMC Issues Show of Cause Notice to MLA Following Party Resignation | India News


CALCUTTA: The Trinamool Congress issued a show of cause notice to Uttar for MLA Prabir Ghoshal on Tuesday after he resigned from two party positions, claiming that a powerful section within the TMC did not allow him to work in his constituency.
Ghosal, who made it clear that he will remain a member of the assembly and had no immediate plans to defect from the TMC, was asked to explain “why he discussed internal party affairs with the press” and warned “not to”. things in the future, “said a source.
He resigned as a member of the Hooghly district committee and also resigned as a spokesperson for TMC.
“I have been forced to make this decision because there is an active pressure group in the party that does not allow me to do my work in my constituency. I will continue to be an MLA taking into account the needs of the people,” Ghoshal told reporters. here.
He also alleged that a conspiracy is brewing to defeat him in the next assembly elections “if I return to compete from the Uttarpara seat.”
Ghoshal claimed that TMC fared poorly in Lok Sabha’s polls from the seat due to “infighting” within the party.
“A major road connecting Kanaipur to Nabagram has been in disrepair for a long time, and all my representations to higher authorities have failed. There seems to be great interest in not allowing good people to remain in the party,” said the discontent. TMC leader. said.
In Uttarpara, a group of TMC supporters demonstrated outside their office in Konnagar, demanding that “all rotten products within the party be removed with immediate effect before they can sabotage it.”
A TMC district leader said Ghosal could have resolved the differences with the party instead of going public.
Meanwhile, another rebel party leader, Rajib Banerjee, who had recently resigned as the state’s minister of forests, promised to run for the Domjur constituency in elections, scheduled for April-May.
“Wherever I go, I will compete from Domjur. The people of the constituency know who is always by their side. The people of Domjur will show who is the true member of their family,” he said when asked if he would attend the minister’s meeting program. from the Interior, Amit Shah, in Howrah at the end of the week.
After Banerjee resigned, Srirampore TMC MP Kalyan Bandyopadhyay had challenged him to compete with Domjur if he decided to leave the party.
Previously, Bally MLA Baishali Dalmiya was expelled from the match for breach of discipline.
TMC sources said it was speculated that the three could join the BJP during Shah’s meeting in the district. TMC renegade and saffron party leader Suvendu Adhikari has said “you are welcome to join the BJP.”

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