The BJP has dropped Anupam Hazra, the MP from Bengal’s Bolpur from the put up of the occasion’s nationwide secretary over statements that deviated from the occasion line. The choice — which might be carried out instantly — was taken by occasion chief JP Nadda on a day Union Dwelling Minister and the occasion’s chief strategist Amit Shah is on a go to to Kolkata.
Mr Hazra was elected from Bolpur on a Trinamool Congress ticket in 2014 however crossed over to the BJP.
He was the occasion’s Scheduled Caste face and was given the senior put up in 2020. He was given one other stint in 2023. He was additionally made the occasion’s co-incharge of Bihar.
However during the last months his statements had triggered controversies.
In September, Mr Hazra made headlines by suggesting that “corrupt” leaders of Trinamool Congress, who’re anticipating summons by the CBI or the Enforcement Directorate, ought to contact him to hitch the BJP.
The occasion’s state unit distanced itself from the remark, within the backdrop of Trinamool’s “washer” allegations in opposition to the occasion.
“You’ll be able to go to my Fb web page and call me. When you really feel shy to return ahead and speak about becoming a member of the BJP, you may get in contact with me and inform me your want. We’ll see how your providers can be utilized for the occasion,” Mr Hazra was heard saying in a video that was broadly circulated.