Trinamool Congress MP Saumitra Khan on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
Khan, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party following a meeting with party president Amit Shah, lashed out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, alleging that there was no democracy, but ‘police raj’ in the state.
TMC Lok Sabha MP Soumitra Khan joins Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and West Bengal BJP leader Mukul Roy also present. pic.twitter.com/IDsBgB6IhF
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Before joining the BJP, Khan met party chief Amit Shah in Delhi. Khan represents Bishnupur in the Lok Sabha and was earlier a member of the state assembly as well.
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