Kolkata: With just months to go before the Assembly elections, Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress and BJP will face off in a direct contest. Union Home Minister Amit Shah is directly heading the election campaign in Bengal.
Five Trinamool Congress MPs are expected to join the BJP. Amit Shah had recently held talks with BJP leaders in Bengal. This was followed by reports of a possible defection of Trinamool MPs. BJP MP Arjun Singh has said that Trinamool MP Saugata Roy from Dumdum constituency will resign soon and join the BJP.