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
The blue tick from the verified handle of Anupam Kher also disappeared before it was eventually temporarily shut down by Twitter.
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
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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