Legislator Mukul Roy, who has converted to the ruling Trinamool Congress after successful the West Bengal election on a BJP ticket, on Friday took cost because the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman of the state meeting.
Mr Roy, formally a BJP MLA, was appointed the Public Accounts Committee chairman on July 9. Objecting to the appointment, eight BJP legislators on Tuesday resigned as heads of assorted meeting panels.
The BJP has stated that as per norms, an opposition MLA is appointed because the Public Accounts Committee chairman and the Trinamool has misused that rule.
The meeting Speaker’s workplace introduced new names of chairmen of the eight committees on Friday. All of them are Trinamool MLAs.
Mr Roy, the MLA of Krishnagar Uttar seat, was on the workplace for over half an hour after taking on his new accountability.
Requested to touch upon studies that BJP is planning to maneuver court docket looking for his disqualification as an MLA, he informed reporters: “Anybody can go anyplace he needs.”
Speaker Biman Bandyopadhyay earlier stated that there was no impropriety within the appointment of Mr Roy because the Public Accounts Committee chairman.
He had additionally stated as per norms, the chairmanship of eight standing panels went to opposition BJP MLAs but when they resigned, the posts will mechanically go to the subsequent seniormost members of the Home.
Accordingly, Trinamool legislators Madan Mitra, Sudipto Roy, Tapan Dasgupta, Rukbanur Rahman, Ashok Chattopadhyay and Abdul Khaled Mollah and two others have been appointed as chairmen of
varied committees on Friday.
They took the place of BJP’s Manoj Tigga, Mihir Goswami, Bisnuprasad Sharma, Nikhilranjan Dey, Dipak Barman and Krishna Kalyani and two others.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee stated that the eight new committee chairmen will take cost on July 26.