'Focus on ensuring that Mamata Banerjee doesn’t lose from Bhabanipur': BJP MP Locket Chatterjee replies to TMC's Kunal Ghosh

Aritra SinghaUpdated: Monday, September 27, 2021, 08:18 PM IST
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Kolkata: After BJP MP Babul Supriyo defected to TMC speculation was on over defection of another MP Locket Chatterjee.

Sparking more speculation TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh on Monday took to Twitter and thanked Locket for not campaigning for BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal in Bhabanipur bypoll.

“Thanks and congrats 'star campaigner' @me_locket for not campaigning at Bhabanipur. Inspite of many requests from BJP U hvn't come. As a friend wish your success wherever u r. World is too small. Hope those days will return again when u started your political innings,” read the first tweet of Kunal.

Slamming back Kunal, Locket wrote “You should focus on ensuring that Mamata Banerjee doesn’t lose from Bhabanipur.”

Rubbishing the TMC Spokesperson’s claim that BJP Hooghly MP claimed that she is concentrating in Uttarakhand as she is party’s election –in charge.

“There are heavyweight leaders like Dilip Ghosh, Roopa Ganguly, Suvendu Adhikari to campaign for Priyanka Tibrewal. The TMC sensing defeat is spreading fake news about me,” further claimed the actor-turned-politician.

In reply to Locket’s tweet, Kunal once again sarcastically tried to hint towards Locket’s defection to the ruling Trinamool Congress.

“Ha Ha!Don't worry. Mamatadi will win with large margin. U want this also. I know that u hv to write in favour of yr party. But still I thank u that even in this reply also u didn't mention the name of the bjp candidate. कहि पे निगाहे, कहि पे निशाना। Well done,” read Kunal’s second tweet.

TMC MP Saugata Roy however, claimed that he didn’t understand whether Locket said that in favour of TMC candidate Mamata Banerjee or spoke against BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal.

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