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People to decide who is opportunist: Dinesh Trivedi

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Taunting who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), MP on Thursday said people will decide "who is opportunist".

"I wish him all the best. People have their faith in Mamata Banerjee and they want her to play a bigger national role," he said.

West Bengal's ruling Trinaool strongman and Bhatpara MLA on Thursday afternoon joined the saffron party in in the presence of senior leaders.

The was miffed with the Trinamool leadership as he was denied a Lok Sabha ticket from Barrackpore parliamentary constituency, presently represented by Trivedi.

Singh is likely to be fielded from Barrackpore parliamentary constituency as the BJP candidate.

Asked about this, Trivedi said: "In democracy, they can give him ticket. But people will decide who is opportunist and who is not."

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 23:58 IST
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