Kolkata: The confusion in the Trinamool Congress over the fate of its heavyweight leader Suvendu Adhikari still continues even after the party assured the media of problems being resolved.
Soon after a meeting on Tuesday evening with top party leaders, Saugata Roy, who has been assigned with the task of negotiating with Adhikari, started making statements to media claiming the issue was resolved.
“Suvendu and Abhishek will work together,” Roy said. He also said chief minister Mamata Banerjee has spoken to everyone in the meeting over telephone and “there was no question of Adhikari leaving the party or joining the BJP”.
But barely 15 hours after the meeting Adhikari sent a message to Roy expressing dissatisfaction with what had transpired. He alleged that the party was claiming that everything was all right before the issues he had raised were resolved.
According to sources, he said “it will not be possible for him to work together”.
“I had told everyone what happened in the meeting with all honesty. There were four more persons in the meeting other than Suvendu. If he had a change of heart then I have nothing to say,” Roy told reporters, hours after claiming everything has been sorted out.
The BJP leadership including State party president Dilip Ghosh took a dig over the developments and called the TMC a “strange party” where veterans are trying to settle dispute between “young boys”.