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West Bengal assembly polls: Former TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi joins BJP

IndiaTimes Saturday, 6 March 2021
Former TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi on Saturday joined the BJP in the presence of BJP president JP Nadda and Union minister Piyush Goyal. Trivedi had resigned as an MP on February 12 during the Budget session of Parliament, saying he was “feeling stifled” and his “conscience” told him to resign as MP and “go and work for the people of Bengal and India”.
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