People will decide who is an opportunist, says Trivedi on Arjun Singh
Kolkata: Taking a dig at Arjun Singh who joined the BJP on Thursday, Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi said people will decide "who is an opportunist".
"I wish him all the best. People have their faith in Mamata Banerjee and they want her to play a bigger national role," he said.
Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress strongman and Bhatpara MLA Arjun Singh had joined the saffron party in New Delhi on Thursday afternoon, in the presence of senior BJP party leaders.
The legislator was miffed with the Trinamool leadership as he was denied a Lok Sabha ticket from the Barrackpore parliamentary constituency, presently represented by Trivedi. Singh is likely to be fielded from the Barrackpore parliamentary constituency as the BJP candidate.
Asked about the same, Trivedi said: "In democracy, they can give him ticket.
But people will decide who is an opportunist and who