The former cricketer has despatched his resignation letter to the chief minister and a replica of it to governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Shukla’s resignation got here nearly a fortnight after state transport minister Suvendu Adhikari had left the celebration, Trinamool Congress (TMC), and joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The 39-year-old former captain of the Bengal Ranji group, in his resignation letter to Banerjee expressed his willingness to “retire” from politics, the officers stated.
Responding to the event, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee stated, “Anyone can resign. He (Laxmi Ratan Shukla) wrote in his resignation letter that he wants to give more time to sports and will continue as an MLA. Don’t take it in a negative way.”
Shukla, MLA of Howrah (Uttar), who was taking care of the TMC affairs in Howrah district, nonetheless, has not given up his put up as an MLA. Repeated calls to Shukla’s cellular quantity went unanswered.
Meanwhile, BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya took to Twitter to substantiate Laxmi Ratan Shukla’s resignation information.
He additionally revealed that disgruntled West Bengal forest minister Rajib Banerjee has skipped a gathering with TMC secretary-general Partha Chatterjee, who is taken into account to be a detailed aide of Mamata Banerjee.
The soften down in TMC continues…Besides resigning from this ministerial place, Laxmi Ratan Shukla has additionally re… https://t.co/3CGTIi4vbC
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) 1609838157000
TMC’s troubles began with the exit of Mamata’s longtime colleague Suvendu Adhikari. Now, this improvement has come as a significant embarrassment for the celebration, who’s attempting to grapple with defections and the resignations of a number of leaders.
(With inputs from businesses)