Speaking to reporters, Banerjee mentioned, “After I resigned as an MLA and gave up my primary membership of the TMC, I got a call from the Union Home Ministry. Honourable Union Minister Amit Shah invited me to meet him in Delhi today. Party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya also reached out to me. I felt that I should respond to his appeal. Therefore, I have decided to meet him today. After meeting him, I will possibly join the BJP. I will always work for the development of the state.”
Sources mentioned Shah has despatched a particular flight for Banerjee to take him to the nationwide capital.
Sources added that TMC MLA Baishali Dalmiya who has been expelled from the celebration, TMC leaders Rathin Chakraborty and Prabir Ghoshal are more likely to take the identical flight and be a part of the BJP together with Banerjee.
“For the development of Bengal, both state and Centre must work together. At present, it is the need of the hour to join the BJP. I want nothing but development for the state and its people,” mentioned Banerjee.