BJP leader Swapan Dasgupta had resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday after he was given a ticket to contest the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections.
Swapan Dasgupta's name has been doing the rounds, along with state unit president Dilip Ghosh, Union minister Babul Supriyo, as the party's probable chief ministerial face.
Hours after Trinamool Congress objected to his contesting as a BJP candidate in the West Bengal assembly elections, Swapan Dasgupta sent in his resignation to Rajya Sabha chairperson Vekaiah Naidu.
Besides Piyush Goyal and Bhupender Yadav, party leaders Sambit Patra, Anirban Ganguly and Swapan Dasgupta were also in the BJP delegation
BJP MP Dasgupta said he was locked in a room with a mob outside after he went to the varsity to deliver a lecture on CAA.
In an exlusive interview to Outlook, BJP Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta speaks about various aspects of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the nationwide protests
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The full text of the 'discussion-paper' - 'some reflections on the state of the Hindu movement' that was circulated at the BJP's 'Thinkers Meet' in Bhopal on March 23-24
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