Kolkata: Former BJP chief Yashwant Sinha has joined Trinamool Congress in a press convention in TMC Bhawan on Saturday. He was a senior chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party earlier than he give up the get together on 21 April 2018.
Speaking on the press convention, the previous Finance Minister mentioned: “The country is facing an unprecedented situation today. The strength of democracy lies in the strength of the institutions of democracy. All these institutions including the judiciary have become weak now”.
Yashwant Sinha was inducted into TMC within the presence of leaders Sudip Bandyopadhyay and Derek O’Brien.
Remembering his expertise of working within the saffron get together throughout former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s management, Sinha added: “BJP during Atal Ji’s time believed in consensus but today’s government believes in crushing and conquering. Akalis, BJD have left the BJP. Today, who is standing with BJP?”
Yashwant Sinha has held a number of vital profiles below BJP governments at centre. He served as Minister of Finance between1990 to 1991 (PM Chandra Shekhar’s cupboard) and between March 1998 to July 2002 below the management of then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He was additionally the Minister of External Affairs for two until May 2004.
Talking concerning the resolution to hitch Trinamool Congress, Yashwant Sinha said that “The tipping point was the attack on Mamata Ji in Nandigram. It was the moment of decision to join TMC and support Mamata Ji”.
Meanwhile, the report despatched by the West Bengal authorities to the Election Commission doesn’t point out the declare of assault by four-five folks. An official of the State Election Commission revealed the event. However, the presence of a big crowd on the scene has been talked about in it. The Chief Secretary has been requested to supply data by Saturday night.