Former Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora resigns from celebration, joins Trinamool | Latest News India

In his resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Bora claimed {that a} part of senior Assam Congress leaders have a ‘secret understanding’ with the ruling BJP.

Former Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora resigned from the Congress on Sunday, and joined West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), being inducted into the celebration by Abhishek Banerjee, the Trinamool’s nationwide normal secretary. “Extending a very warm welcome to Shri @ripunbora, a stalwart and skilled politician, who joined the @AITCofficial family today. We are extremely pleased to have you onboard and look forward to working together for the well-being of our people,” Banerjee mentioned on Twitter.



In his resignation letter, addressed to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Bora alleged there was a ‘secret understanding’ between senior state unit leaders and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). “I am very pained to inform you that it is an open secret in Assam that instead of fighting against the BJP, a section of senior most leaders of the Pradesh Congress Committee have been maintaining a secret with the BJP government, mainly with the chief minister,” Bora wrote, in line with information company ANI.

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