TMC expels Bally MLA Baishali Dalmiya for criticising leadership

The expelled leader is the daughter of ex-BCCI chief and late cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya

Baishali Dalmiya
Dalmiya's expulsion came hours after TMC leader Rajib Banerjee resigned from the state cabinet | File Photo: Twitter

The Trinamool Congress in West Bengal has expelled disgruntled MLA Baishali Dalmiya from the party for anti-party activities. The expelled leader is the daughter of former BCCI chief and late cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya.

The Bally legislator has been publicly speaking against a section of the TMC leadership. She had also claimed that there is no place for “honest and sincere people in the party.”

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In a statement, the TMC said that its disciplinary committee met on Friday and decided to expel Dalmiya from the party.


Her expulsion came hours after senior TMC leader Rajib Banerjee on Friday resigned from the Mamata Banerjee cabinet, joining the growing list of dissenters who have put the ruling camp in a tight spot ahead of the assembly election.

Dalmiya has criticised the party leadership for Banerjee’s resignation also.

(With inputs from agencies)