West Bengal: ‘To resign or not to resign’, BJP MP Saumitra Khan calms down after outburst

Kolkata, July 7: In a new dramatic move, hours after tendering his resignation from the post of youth wing president, Saumitra Khan on social media stated that he has withdrawn his resignation after speaking with BJP national general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh.

Infighting in BJP was once again seen on Wednesday, as earlier this day, without taking the names, Saumitra had slammed both the party chief Dilip Ghosh and Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari and tendered his resignation from the post.

“The one who has become the Leader of Opposition is misguiding the central leaders and is trying to run BJP in his own way. He is visiting Delhi frequently and is just trying to portray himself. Ahead of the polls he made the scam tainted people from TMC join the BJP which tainted the image of the party,” said Saumitra.

Taking further potshots, the Bishnupur BJP MP said that the Leader of Opposition is pretending that he had sacrificed everything for the saffron camp and is making the central leaders feel that the rest of the leaders are not doing anything for the party.

“We all have sacrificed several things to make the BJP win. Once he tried to show that he is a big-shot in TMC and now he is trying to replicate the same in BJP. Though I have some personal issues for which I am resigning from youth wing president but will continue with the BJP,” stated Saumitra.

Slamming BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh, Saumitra claimed that Ghosh sometimes fails to understand things.

Reacting to Saumitra’s criticism, Dilip Ghosh said that if Saumitra wasn’t happy then he would have said things within the party maintaining the protocols.

“If he had issues he should have said things in the party. Depending on credentials, the BJP gives power to its leaders. Actually he wanted to become the minister and since he wasn’t made the minister he had decided to quit from the post,” mentioned Ghosh.

Calling Saumitra as his brother, Suvendu said he didn’t take the reaction seriously.

“Whenever I am in Delhi I visit his place. In the 2011 Assembly polls I campaigned for Saumitra. Whatever he says doesn’t affect me and on the contrary I pray for his well-being,” mentioned Suvendu.

Meanwhile, once again taking to social media, BJP leader Rajib Banerjee slammed Suvendu for criticizing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who has achieved landslide victory of 213 seats and also stated that LoP should try to curb the prices of petroleum products to relief the general public.

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