Was mentally hurt: TMC minister on resignationJanuary 22, 2021 15:03
TMC leader Rajib Banerjee who resigned as forest minister: "I was troubled and mentally hurt for a while and I had to take this step. It pains me and breaks my heart but I had to do it. I am grateful to Mamata Banerjee for guiding me for all the years. I reiterate my commitment towards working for the people of Bengal."
His resignation letter read, "It has been a great honour and privilege to serve the people of West Bengal. I heartily convey my gratitude for getting this opportunity."
Rajib Banerjee has now joined the league of leaders who have recently resigned from the TMC government.
Former Transport Minister in the TMC government, Suvendu Adhikari among several others joined the BJP in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah at a rally in Midnapore in West Bengal on December 19 last year.