Jolt to Mamta, 2 senior leaders resign from TMC

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Published: December 18,2020 03:29 PM
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December 18, 2020: TMC leader Kabirul Islam resigned from the post of general secretary of the party's minority cell on Friday. Earlier in the day, TMC MLA Silbhadra Datta resigned from the party.

December 18, 2020: Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Kabirul Islam resigned from the post of general secretary of the party's minority cell on Friday.



In a letter to President of West Bengal Trinamool Congress Minority Cell Haji Sk Nurul Islam, Kabirul Islam wrote, "I do hereby tender my resignation from my office as 'general secretary' West Bengal Trinamool Congress minority cell. Steps may be taken for immediate acceptance."



Earlier in the day, TMC MLA Silbhadra Datta resigned from the party.



In a letter dated December 17, to party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Datta wrote, "With due regards to you I am tendering my resignation as a member of All India Trinamool Congress as well as from all others positions held by me in the party and its associate organisations with immediate effect."



"I am thankful for all the opportunities that has been afforded to me and I will always value my time spent as a member of the party. Thus I request you to accept my resignation and oblige," the letter from North 24 Parganas, Barrackpore MLA read.



The elections for the State Legislative Assembly are scheduled to take place in 2021.