“I was facing a lot of problems as a lot of people were trying to stop the development of Bengal. That is why I have come back to my home again,” Arjun Singh said on Sunday after joining TMC.
He also added, “Mamata will lead the fight at the national level. A big fight will start soon nationally.” Though he twisted his answer when asked about the resignation from his MP post.
"Warmly welcoming former Vice President of Bengal BJP and MP from Barrackpore Arjun Singh into the All India Trinamool Congress family. He joins us today in the presence of our National General Secretary Shri Abhishek Banerjee," the official handle of TMC tweeted.
"Extending a warm welcome to Shri Arjun Singh, who rejected the divisive forces at BJP and joined the TMC family today. People across the nation are suffering and they need us now more than ever. Let's keep the fight alive!" AITC National General Secretary Shri Abhishek Banerjee tweeted.
Arjun Singh started his political career as a Congress man. He won the state Assembly election with TMC ticked in 2001 before TMC came into power in West Bengal. He joined the BJP in 2019 before the Lok Sabha election and won the Barrackpore Lok Sabha seat.