Kolkata: On a day Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh claimed 50 Trinamool MLAs would be a part of the opposition occasion subsequent month in a counter to minister Jyotipriya Mallik saying six to seven BJP MPs would change sides in Could, a social media publish by Trinamool’s MP from Birbhum has set off ripples amid the battle of attrition between the 2 sides forward of state elections due this yr.
“If I take a call, then I’ll let at 2 pm on the sixteenth of January.” That was the cryptic log out in a social media publish written on her fan membership web page by celebrated actor-turned-politician Shatabdi Roy who has represented Birbhum since 2009.
NDTV has not independently verified whether or not it’s certainly Shatabdi Roy who has posted the message or wither the fan membership web page is an official one.
Ms Roy was seen strolling on the march with Mamata Banerjee on December 29 at Bolpur. Ever for the reason that publish appeared round 5 pm, Ms Roy’s telephone has been out of attain.
In her message to individuals of her constituency on the Shatabdi Roy Followers’ Membership Fb, the member of parliament wrote she was in “psychological anguish” that she was unable to be with them as a lot as she wish to as a result of she was not being invited to a number of programmes.
“It feels as if some individuals don’t want that I am going to you. I’m not knowledgeable about many programmes. If I’m not knowledgeable, how can I am going? That is inflicting me psychological anguish,” she wrote.
The publish goes on to say, “Within the new yr I’m making an attempt to take choices that can allow me to be with you totally. I’m grateful to you. Since 2009, you’ve gotten supported me and despatched me to Lok Sabha. I hope I’ll get proceed to get your affection in future. The individuals of Bengal have liked me from a lot earlier than I turned a member of parliament. I may also proceed to attempt to do my responsibility. If I take a call, then I’ll let at 2:00 pm on the sixteenth of January,” she mentioned.
Fellow Trinamool parliamentarian Sougata Roy expressed shock at her feedback about psychological anguish and mentioned he would wait until Saturday to see what choice she takes and about what. Aside from that, there have been no feedback from the Trinamool Congress to date.
It might simply be a coincidence however one other Trinamool chief, minister Rajib Banerjee, who has additionally struck considerably discordant notes about his occasion within the final month or so, has additionally introduced on his social media web page that he’ll maintain a Fb Dwell handle on Saturday, 16 January at 3 pm.
High Trinamool chief Partha Chatterjee has held two rounds of talks with Rajib Banerjee in the previous couple of weeks. However Mr Banerjee is believed to not be placated but.
In keeping with sources in Birbhum district, Shatabdi Roy might have real causes for “psychological anguish” because the Trinamool’s district management has allegedly been sidelining her for a while.
On nineteenth December, seven Trinamool MLAs in addition to a sitting MP joined the BJP within the presence of Union House Minister Amit Shah. The Trinamool has dismissed their “betrayal” as “good riddance to dangerous garbage”.