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TMC nominates Sushmita Dev to Rajya Sabha

The former Congress leader had switched over to the Mamata Banerjee-led camp last month
Sushmita Dev
Sushmita Dev
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Our Bureau, PTI   |   Published 14.09.21, 05:10 PM

Trinamul Congress (TMC) on Tuesday nominated Sushmita Dev, who recently joined the party after quitting the Congress, to the upper house of Parliament.

"We are extremely pleased to nominate @SushmitaDevAITC to the Upper House of the Parliament. @MamataOfficial's vision to empower women and ensure their maximum participation in politics shall help our society to achieve much more!" the party tweeted.

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Dev, a Congress veteran, was one of the national spokespersons of the grand-old party and its women's wing chief, till she switched over to the Mamata Banerjee-led camp last month.

In the resignation letterShe sent her resignation letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, sources said, but offered no reason for her quitting.

She has now been assigned the job of looking after the party's functioning in Assam and Tripura, by the TMC.



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