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
Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel attends the inaugural ceremony of a new mega milk powder plant and new packaging film plant of Amul, in GandhinagarPTI Photo
Former Union Minister Vijay Goel along with supporters holds a demonstration at the ITO Chowk against Kejriwal government calling its fight against pollution only a drama, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Prasant Kumar (L) and UP Principal Secretary Deepak Kumar address a press conference on the cancellation of the UPTET Exam 2021, at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Leaders from various parties join the BJP in presence of the party's State unit President Swatantra Dev Singh and Deputy C M Dinesh Sharma, in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
A health worker collects swab samples of a vendor for COVID-19 testing at a market in the wake of spike in coronavirus cases, in Jammu.PTI Photo
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