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Mukul Roy a traitor : TMC

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The today lashed out at leader calling him a "traitor" in Bengal politics and said those who have joined the saffron party have compromised with the secular ideology and betrayed the people of the state.

The TMC youth wing had organized a rally here during the day to protest against The event, which was organised at the same venue where Roy had held a rally on November 10 and hit out at TMC, turned out to be a platform to criticise him and his "political opportunism".


"is a traitor who has not only betrayed the people of the state but also the party. He (Roy) is saying that he has his men in all the 77,000 booths of the state. I challenge him to contest a municipal I can assure all of you that he will be defeated," TMC told the rally.

Minister of state for Health Chandrima Bhattacharya said the people of the state are very well aware of facts and can easily identify a "political opportunist" who has changed sides for his own political interest.

State Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim said those who have joined to defeat the ideals of TMC have compromised with the secular ideology and betrayed with the people of the state.

"You are now finding fault in the political line of the party to align with in 2009. Why didn't you speak for all these years? You didn't see anything wrong when you were first made a MOS for shipping and then was given the post of railways minister," TMC and TMC youth leader Partha Bhowmick said.

Roy, who was once the second in command in TMC, had recently switched over to alleging that TMC had turned into a 'private limited company'.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 19:22 IST
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