Congress' Kirti Azad To Join Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress Today
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Congress' Kirti Azad To Join Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress Today

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November 23, 2021

Congress leader Kirti Azad is expected to join the Trinamool Congress this evening, in what will be a significant move - Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's first foray into Bihar politics.


New Delhi, 23 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV,A member of India's 1983 cricket World Cup-winning squad, Kirti Azad is a three-time Lok Sabha MP from Bihar's Darbhanga. He was earlier with the BJP, but was suspended after openly targeting then Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over alleged corruption in the Delhi cricket association. In addition to Mr Azad, the Trinamool is also expected to welcome former Congress leader Ashok Tanwar, who quit the party in 2019 - just two weeks before the Haryana Assembly election. Mr Tanwar, who was removed as chief of the state unit shortly before he left the Congress - had claimed in a letter to Sonia Gandhi the party was "going through an existential crises... because serious internal contradictions". In February he launched his own party - Apna Bharat Morcha.

Source - NDTV

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