West Bengal MLA quits Congress to join TMC
Humayun Kabir, a member of legislative assembly (MLA) of West Bengal has resigned from the Congress Party on Friday to join ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC).
Kabir, an MLA from Rejinagar in Murshidabad from Congress and loyalist of Minister of state for Railways, Adhir Chowdhury has sent his resignation to the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC) President Pradip Bhattacherjee.
Talking to reporters Kabir said: "I will also put in my papers as MLA and join the Trinamool Congress on November 20."
Kabir, a first time MLA and an associate of Adhir Chowdhury since 1998 said that he would meet Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee on November 20 to submit his resignation as MLA and discuss the technicalities of his quitting the Congress.
He also claimed that he quit the party as it had lost confidence in building up a proper movement against the CPI (M).