Late President Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijit Mukherjee is all set to join Trinamool Congress on Monday. Abhijit Mukherjee has been a two-term MP in the Lok Sabha of Jangipur.
The official report stated that he has lost the last election. Though he is not politically heavyweight, his association with TMC is a huge embarrassment for Congress. Earlier, many renowned faces of Congress has sifted to other parties in recent years. Jyotiraditya Scindia, Jitin Prasada, Himanta Biswa Sarma are some of the prominent leaders who left the Congress to join the Bharatiya Janata Party in the past few years.
Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter is a Congress leader in Delhi. Although, Abhijit Mukharjee didn’t make the official announcement yet. . But a senior TMC leader said Abhijit Mukherjee met the party’s second-in-command Abhishek Banerjee two weeks ago to discuss his prospects.
In the last poll in West Bengal, the Congress drew it’s first-ever blank and won no seat.
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