Kolkata, Mar 1 (PTI) Alarmed over party dissidents joining Opposition ranks, the Trinamool Congress leadership today formed a committee to look into the aspect of bringing back dissidents to the party fold.

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee at the party’s core committee meet today formed a five member committee, which included TMC MP and nephew of Mamata Banerjee, Abhishek Banerjee and party leaders Firhad Hakim, Jyotipriyo Mullick, Sovan Chatterjee and Aroop Biswas.

“The committee has been asked to look into why dissidents are leaving the party and how they can be brought back to the party fold,” a senior TMC leader said on condition of anonymity.

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