Sabyasachi Dutta

TMC leader Sabyasachi Dutta to join BJP

Ghosh while reacting to Dutta’s joining the BJP told reporters : “We have been hearing for so many days that he will join our party. It will be important for us and him as well, if he joins tomorrow at the big event.”

Mamata takes dig at Sabyasachi Dutta

The chief minister, who spoke to the MLAs on issues concerning their Assembly segments at the North 24- Parganas district administrative meeting held at Madhyamgram yesterday, ticked off the former Mayor of Bidhanangar Municipal Corporation, for not being astute enough to deal with such issues of concern when he was the mayor of the Bidhannagar civic body.

Mukul Roy visits Sabyasachi again, sparks fresh talk

The nearly four-month long drama over Bidhannagar Mayor and Trinamul Congress dissident leader Sabyasachi Dutta is headed towards a climax with the party clipping his wings and asked him to quit its fold, in addition to empowering the municipal corporation's deputy mayor to take over most of the mayoral responsibilities.

Party vs Mayor

With the benefit of hindsight, one could argue that the inner-party rivalry between real estate syndicates has contributed not a little to the latest kerfuffle not the least because Dutta's bete noire and a rival real estate activist, Sujit Bose, ~ now a minister of state with one-time CPI-M membership as part of his CV ~ was present at Sunday's meeting when the factional infighting was palpable enough.