ormer BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday joined the Trinamool Congress. The 83-year-old leader had quit the BJP in 2018.
Sinha said he decided to join the party after the “attack” on Mamata Banerjee on March 10 as she was campaigning. “The tipping point was the attack on Mamata ji in Nandigram,” he said. “It was this moment that I decided to join TMC and support her.”
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Sinha after joining Trinamool said, “The current state of India shows that the values we used to follow in a democracy are now in danger…they are no longer being followed. Today almost all our democratic institutions have been weakened.”