Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins TMC after 'quitting politics'

Supriyo had assured months ago that he's not joining any party and will also resign as MP


Former Bharatiya Janata Party MP Babul Supriyo, who had announced of quitting politics assuring of not joining any party further, joins West Bengal's ruling clan Trinamool Congress on Saturday.


Supriyo, in a major development, was formally roped-in into the TMC by the party's national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee and Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien.


"Today, in the presence of National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee and RS MP Derek O'Brien former Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo joined the Trinamool family," the Mamata Banerjee-led party said in a tweet.


Earlier on 31 July, he announced that he had quit politics and would also resign as MP.

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