"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.
The legislator 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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