Suvendu Adhikari on Monday (December 21) said that his resignation as MLA has been accepted by Speaker Biman Banerjee.

Adhikari said, “The assembly speaker has asked me to meet him today regarding my resignation as MLA of the House. After meeting him, the speaker said that my resignation has been accepted.”

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Suvendu Adhikari joined BJP in presence of Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday (December 19). He has quit from all the posts given by the TMC.

Bengal speaker Biman Banerjee said, “Suvendu Adhikari came to meet me today and said that he has resigned from all the posts with his own conscience. I am satisfied that his resignation is voluntary & genuine. I accept his resignation with immediate effect.”