Kolkata: After reaching from New Delhi,Former TMC MP Mukul Roy, was welcomed by hundreds of party workers and supporters. Waving a bundle of documents, Roy said that TMC had failed to ensure change in Bengal. “With immense hope from TMC, people voted for change, but it didn’t happen. I am sure BJP will soon form a government in Bengal to fulfill people’s dreams,” he said.
The former TMC leader asserted that BJP had managed to carve a space for itself in Bengal. “There is some work still pending, and we will do it soon,” he said, adding that his captain was Amit Shah at the national level.
When asked if there were others who also wished to join the BJP, he said: “Those wanting change can join the BJP to ensure democracy in Bengal. Doors are open to them.”
Roy said that the BJP is in power in 13 states, will win the forthcoming assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat with a thumping majority. “The next on our list will be Odisha and Bengal. I will address a rally where I will tell the reason why I quit.”
On November 3, Mukul had joined the BJP and his induction in the party was officially announced by union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. As the Party feel that his presence in the party will help the state BJP strengthen its ground at booth level.