Pavan Varma, former senior Janata Dal (United) leader, today joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the countrywide capital. He was welcomed by the TMC main and West Bengal Main Minister Mamata Banerjee. Mr Varma, alongside with political strategist Prashant Kishor, was sacked from JD(U) around disagreements with occasion chief Nitish Kumar regarding the controversial citizenship legal guidelines.
Mr Varma referred to as the West Bengal CM “a huge drive” in national politics and claimed people from all events, like the BJP, will be part of her. “There has been no dialogue on a Rajya Sabha seat for me,” he clarified.
The Congress’ Kirti Azad, a three-time MP from Darbhanga, Bihar will also join TMC afterwards nowadays. This is TMC’s initial foray into Bihar, with the bash looking to bolster by itself as a national get together before the Lok Sabha elections. “There will be more,” claimed Mr Varma when questioned if this is TMC’s first foray into Bihar.
“We are elated to welcome Shri @PavanK_Varma into our Trinamool Congress relatives. His prosperous political encounter will aid us serve the people of India and just take this nation ahead to even much better times!” the TMC reported on microblogging platform Twitter, alongside with a online video of Mr Varma and Ms Banerjee greeting just about every other with folded palms following the Bengal CM officially welcomed him to the social gathering.
We are elated to welcome Shri @PavanK_Varma into our Trinamool Congress household.
His rich political encounter will help us provide the individuals of India and get this country ahead to even superior days! pic.twitter.com/DlBiYtaqFX
— All India Trinamool Congress (@AITCofficial) November 23, 2021
Mr Varma is a former diplomat, obtaining represented India in Cyprus and Bhutan, and was at the time a near confidant of Bihar Main Minister Nitish Kumar. He was the basic secretary and nationwide spokesperson of JD(U). Mr Varma was also a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament from June 2014 to July 2016.
“Now I have joined the Trinamool. Soon after leaving the JDU I had time for contemplation. On the lookout at present-day political landscape, we can see it is needed to have a solid opposition. Mamataji is building a significant occasion and that is why I joined,” Mr Varma advised reporters.
“(After the) 2024 (election) Mamata Banerjee will be in Delhi (to form) the govt,” he additional.
Ms Banerjee is at this time on a check out to Delhi and is scheduled to be in the countrywide money till November 25. She programs to satisfy with opposition leaders to explore a system to counter the ruling BJP in the Parliament in advance of the winter session which starts on November 29.
She will meet up with Key Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to go over the expansion of jurisdiction for the Border Stability Power (BSF) and other matters associated to the improvement of her condition.