Ex-Minister Babul Supriyo Tweaks Plan After JP Nadda Meet


'Will Stay MP': Ex-Minister Babul Supriyo Tweaks Plan After JP Nadda Meet

Babul Supriyo had stated yesterday that one would not have to be in politics to do social work.

New Delhi:

Two days after he introduced his resolution to stop politics — and his Parliamentary seat — former Union Minister Babul Supriyo has had a rethink on the second.

The Bollywood-singer-turned-politician as we speak stated he’ll “continue to discharge his constitutional responsibility” with out being politically energetic. He is a two time period MP from Asansol, West Bengal.

Mr Supriyo’s re-calibrated place emerged following his assembly with BJP chief JP Nadda as we speak.

The BJP MP, who just lately misplaced his place as Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change following a cupboard reshuffle, on Saturday posted an emotional message on his Facebook wall declaring his resolution.

“I’m leaving…Alvida (farewell)…If you want to do social work, you can do it without being in politics…” he had stated. Some political opponents, like Trinamool spokesperson Kunal Ghosh, had referred to as his transfer “drama”.

The MP, nevertheless, has reiterated his stand.

“I will continue as an MP but I will leave politics. I will continue to use the constitutional post. I will discharge the constitutional responsibility without engaging in any political activity,” Mr Supriyo stated after assembly Mr Nadda.

“I’m not joining any political party. I’m leaving the bungalow and will shift to Kolkata or Mumbai.”

In his Facebook publish, Mr Supriyo admitted that the lack of his ministerial place in final month’s reshuffle was “certainly, partially” accountable for his resolution to stop. When he was dropped, he had controversially tweeted “I was asked to resign”, which he recanted later.

The 50-year-old was fielded from the Tollygunge constituency in south Kolkata within the West Assembly polls held earlier this 12 months. He misplaced by round 50,000 votes.


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