The six legislators Diba Chandra Hramkhawl, Sudip Roy Barman, Asish Saha, Pranjit Singha Roy, Dilip Sarkar and Biswa Bandhu Sen met the speaker and also told him that they had snapped all relations with the TMC and joined BJP.
You had been elected as Congress MLAs, joined Trinamool Congress and later shifted to BJP. You are aya rams and gaya rams and have polluted democracy," Chowdhury said pointing his finger at the six MLAs.
To this the speaker said six MLAs had met him in his office a few days before the assembly session and informed him that they had decided to join BJP.
"In reply, I clearly said that I cant give any official order before completion of the official procedure that needs reply from Trinamool Congress and opinion of legal experts. So you are yet to be recognized officially as BJP MLAs," he said.
To this Roy Barman shot back Under the provision of 10th Schedule, we have the right and privilege to say that we are BJP MLA. If you dont treat us as BJP MLAs, then I will be compelled to say you are working in favour of the ruling party."
At one point of time, the six MLAs rushed to the well of the house and raised slogan against the Speaker.
At present the ruling Left Front has 51 MLAs in the 60-member house.
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