New Delhi: Days after announcing his exit from politics in a lengthy goodbye post on Facebook, West Bengal BJP leader Babul Supriyo has said that he will remain a Member of Parliament. The singer-turned-politician, however, remained adament on vacating his government accommodation and returning to his hometown.Also Read - BJP Ignored Grass-Root Fighters, Gave Rivals Top Positions: TMC’s Babul Supriyo Tears Into Swapan Dasgupta
“I will continue to work constitutionally (as MP) in Asansol, WB. There is politics beyond constitutional post & I withdraw myself from it. I will not join any other party. I will vacate the MP bungalow in Delhi and release security personnel from their duties soon,” the 50-year-old leader announced today. Also Read - Very Excited, Will Work For Bengal's Development: Babul Supriyo After Joining TMC
Supriyo kicked off a political storm over his announcement to quit politics over Facebook. The former Union minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo has earlier said he has met top leaders of the saffron party, but was yet to take a call on his next course of action. Also Read - Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo Joins Trinamool Congress Nearly a Month After Quitting Politics
Babul Supriyo, who has served as a Union minister for the Narendra Modi government, was removed earlier this month in a major Cabinet rejig.