Trinamool Congress MLA Monirul Islam on May 29 joined the BJP, the third legislator to desert the ruling party in West Bengal after the reverses in the Lok Sabha polls.
Two Trinamool legislators and over 50 councillors had joined the BJP on May 28.
PM Modi gave the slogan in his first address to MP’s of BJP-led NDA after the Lok Sabha poll results were declared. He had asked them to win over the trust of minorities with their work.
Several other Trinamool workers also joined the saffron party in New Delhi in the presence of BJP leaders Mukul Roy and Kailash Vijaywargiya.
Taking to Twitter, Trinamool Congress said they are doing "fact check" of BJP's claims. Trinamool wrote on Twitter: "One suspended MLA of Trinamool joined BJP yesterday. The others were from Congress and CPI(M). The number of councillors is 6. That too they were forced at gunpoint to do so."
Three West Bengal MLAs, including BJP leader Mukul Roy's son Subhrangshu Roy, and over 50 municipal councillors, joined the BJP on Tuesday.