Abhijit Mukherjee, a previous Congress Lok Sabha part from West Bengal and child of late President Pranab Mukherjee, joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Kolkata on Monday.
“Mamata Banerjee halted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bengal. I feel that under her authority this may get conceivable in India. I’m joining the TMC as an essential part. Had I done as such (before state get together surveys), individuals would have felt that I have an eye on some superb position. They can’t do as such at this point. Allow the TMC to use me in the manner it needs. I’m as yet dynamic,” Mukherjee, 61, said at the TMC base camp subsequent to joining the gathering on Monday evening.
Chatterjee said Mukherjee had moved toward the central pastor through her nephew and TMC public general secretary Abhishek Banerjee.
“I’m thankful to Mamata Didi and Abhishek Babu for giving me access,” said Mukherjee.
However Mukherjee was not a head of high height in the Congress, his leaving was viewed as a hit to the gathering. Be that as it may, Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, “It’s anything but an inquiry regarding the Congress getting solid or feeble. He is the child of the incomparable Pranab Mukherjee. He probably imagined that joining another gathering is the proper thing to do. I would prefer not to remark on his choice.”
Mukherjee said, “I relinquished my position and joined the Congress in 2011. My dad never requested that I join governmental issues. He left the choice to me. I was not holding any post in the Congress.
Before 2011, Mukherjee worked for Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Maruti Udyog Limited and the Steel Authority of India as a corporate chief.
Abhijit Mukherjee turned into a MLA from Nalhati in Birbhum locale in 2011 when the TMC arrived at power by finishing the Left Front’s 34-year-long system. The TMC and Congress had challenged the races as partners.
“My triumph from Nalhati became conceivable totally as a result of the counter Left tempest Mamata Banerjee brought up in 2011. I had no task to carry out in that,” said Mukherjee.
He thusly won the Jangipur Lok Sabha seat in Murshidabad region in the 2012 by-survey after his dad abandoned the seat. He won the seat again in 2014 general decisions.
Mukherjee lost the Jangipur seat in 2019 to TMC’s Khalilur Rahaman. On Monday, he expressed gratitude toward some TMC pioneers in Murshidabad for rousing him to join the decision party.
Mukherjee’s sister, Sharmistha, is a Congress chief in Delhi. He would not like to remark on her.
Sharmistha, nonetheless, communicated her objection by tweeting single word, “SAD!!!” at 4.34 pm.
The kin disclosed their disparities in December last year when distributing house Rupa needed to distribute the late President’s last volume of journals. While Abhijit Mukherjee requested that the distribution be halted until he endorses the last original copy, his sister took to Twitter to pronounce that not exclusively was the book supported by their dad yet additionally that Abhijeet should cease from “modest exposure”.
Pranab Mukherjee was conceded to an emergency clinic on August 10 last year for a medical procedure to eliminate a coagulation in his cerebrum after he tumbled down at his Rajaji Marg home . The senior Congress pioneer, who filled in as the thirteenth President of India from 2012 to 2017, likewise tried positive for Covid-19 simultaneously. Mukherjee passed on August 31 at 84 years old.