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Former TMC Leader Mukul Roy Joins BJP

Roy had resigned from the Rajya Sabha and quit the Trinamool Congress earlier this month.

Mukul Roy. Credit: PTI

Former railway minister Mukul Roy, who recently quit the Trinamool Congress (TMC), today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Roy, a founder member of the TMC, was was inducted into the party at the BJP headquarters.

Roy had resigned from the Rajya Sabha and quit the TMC earlier this month. He was suspended from the party for six years for indulging in anti-party activities after he had announced that he would quit the party last month.

The former TMC leader, known for his organisational skills, joined the BJP in the presence of Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.

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