'Gaddars, Mir Jafar(s) have now become BJP candidates to the dismay of old-timers of the saffron party', said Mamata Banerjee in an obvious reference to Suvendu Adhikari and Rajib Banerjee.
Rajib Banerjee, who quit the TMC two days ago was speaking at a rally in Howrah, West Bengal.
After quitting TMC on Friday, former West Bengal forest minister Rajib Banerjee had flown to New Delhi along with other disgruntled MLAs.
Rajib Banerjee said he had a word with Union Home Minister Amit Shah who called him to the national capital.
'I thank my party supremo Mamata Banerjee for providing me the opportunity to serve the masses,' Banerjee, a two-time MLA, said.
TMC MLA Rajib Banerjee resigned from his post of West Bengal forest minister on Friday
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