New Delhi: According to the information given by Mamata Banerjee-led camp, Singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo has been appointed as a national spokesperson of the Trinamool Congress. Babul Supriyo, a former BJP MP from Asansol and former Union Minister in the Modi government.
Taking to the Twitter, Mr Supriyo thank the party supremo for giving him the new responsibility and tweeted, “My sincere gratitude to Hon’ble Didi @MamataOfficial & @abhishekaitc for appointing/including me in the illustrious Team of National Spokespersons of @AITCofficial. Shall do my very best to live up to the responsibility entrusted upon me.”
My Sincere gratitude to Hon'ble Didi @MamataOfficial & @abhishekaitc for appointing/including me in the illustrious Team of National Spokespersons of @AITCofficial • Shall do my very best to live up to the responsibility entrusted upon me
— Babul Supriyo (@SuPriyoBabul) July 10, 2022
The appointment of Supriyo as the national spokesperson is part of the party’s strategy to expand its base outside Bengal, said a senior Trinamool Congress leader.he further said, “He is a well-known face across the country both as a singer and a politician. So he can help us in putting our ideas and policies on the national platform.”
The singer-turned-politician, Mr Supriyo joined the Trinamool Congress on the afternoon of September 18 last year. He raised the flag of the ruling party of Bengal in the presence of Trinamool All India General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee. He was later elected MLA from Ballygunge Assembly seat.