Roy's clarification comes amid speculations in a section of the press that he might quit the BJP, which was triggered by him missing most part of a key meeting in Delhi on the Assembly elections in the state due in April-May next year.
Mamata herself has set the target of winning all the 42 seats of Bengal. Then what prompts BJP president Amit Shah to aim for 23 seats in Bengal and Narendra Modi to claim that TMC would find it difficult to reach a tally of two digits?
The results in the Lok Sabha elections have made BJP extremely upbeat in West Bengal. Saying Mamata Banerjee is promoting dynastic rule, BJP is confident of knocking out the firebrand leader in two years' time.
Barring notable exceptions like ex-Trinamool leader Mukul Roy or former Congressman Himanta Biswa Sarma, several top politicians like SM Krishna and Daggubati Purandeswari have been shunted by Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo