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TMC MLA Jitendra Tiwari who criticised BJP till yesterday has now joined it

Jitendra Tiwari, the former Mayor of Asansol, joined the BJP in the presence of the state president Dilip Ghosh.

West Bengal election 2021: TMC MLA Jitendra Tiwari joins BJP-VPN
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Kolkata, First Published Mar 2, 2021, 8:48 PM IST
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In a massive setback for Mamata Banerjee in the run-up to the West Bengal elections, MLA Jitendra Tiwari quit the TMC and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Tiwari joined the BJP in the presence of the state president Dilip Ghosh.

After joining the BJP, Tiwari said he wanted to work for the development of the state and that he would not have been able to do so while remaining in the TMC.

Ironically, Tiwari had been till two days ago criticising the BJP for insulting Bengal, Bengalis and the Bengali culture. He was also singing peans of Mamata Banerjee's governance, sating that the BJP could not dare challenge TMC's development agenda.

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