Ex-BJP leader Yashwant Sinha joins TMC ahead of West Bengal polls

Former Union minister and Ex-BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) weeks ahead of the West Bengal Assembly election. 

Sinha joined the party in the presence of Derek O Brien, Sudip Bandopadhyay and Subrata Mukherjee.

The former senior BJP leader had quit BJP in 2018. 

Sinha joined politics in 1984 as a member of the Janata Party after quitting government service. He later joined the BJP.

The announcement of Sinha’s joining TMC came a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was discharged from a hospital in Kolkata.