Kolkata: The fissures in the BJP ranks surfaced in the open with BJP leader Joy Banerjee lashing out at his comrade politician Babul Supriyo on Sunday. Joy said, “While the BJP workers are facing brutal assault across the state orchestrated by the ruling party, Babul is alleviating to Mamata.”
He also said that Babul’s inclination towards Mamata is hurting the moral of BJP workers. Earlier BJP leader and renowned Bengali actress Roopa Ganguly attacked Babul on the same issue. .
On the other hand reacting to the barbs by fellow leaders babul said “I know my work and duty, it is all about maintaining a balance”.
Recently during PM Modi’s visit to the state Babul was seen sharing a v ery warm tie with Trinamool supremo and CM Mamata Banerjee.
The state BJP is divided in two faction one headed by Babul andtghe other by Rahul Sinha. It is speculated that Babul a close aide of Modi and Amit Shah was targeted by Rahul Sinha led faction of which Roopa and Joy area a part.