New Delhi: Trinamool MP Dinesh Trivedi as he leaves Rajya Sabha, Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi on Thursday left Rajya Sabha. Trivedi, thought about a nearby associate of Mamata Banerjee, had filled in as the Minister for Railways in the UPA II government.
“I’m remaining at that phase of my life where I need to choose what is significant for me – my nation, gathering, or myself?” he said in the Rajya Sabha.
“The entire world saw the sort of work India did in the midst of the Covid pandemic,” he said. “It is smarter to leave than to keep quiet. I’m feeling choked (in the gathering) and hence leaving Rajya Sabha,” he said while talking in Upper House.
“I’m irritated with the political savagery in West Bengal,” he added.
In the interim, sources revealed to India TV that Trivedi may join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) soon.
Trivedi addressed the Barrackpore voting demographic in the Lok Sabha somewhere in the range of 2009 and 2019. He was an individual from the Rajya Sabha for two separate terms – 1990-1996 and 2002 to 2008. He was chosen for the Upper House again in April 2020.
Trivedi lost the Barrackpore Lok Sabha seat in 2019 decisions to BJP’s Arjun Singh by an edge of 14,857 votes. Singh sacked 4,72,994 votes, while Trivedi got 4,58,137 votes.
Trivedi’s abdication comes only in front of the Assembly surveys in the eastern state. Bengal will go to surveys in April-May not long from now. The BJP is extending itself as an option in contrast to Trinamool Congress which under Mamata Banerjee’s initiative is administering the state since 2011.