TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi resigned from Rajya Sabha, feeling suffocated in the party

The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Dinesh Trivedi at his office on his first day visit to Rail Bhavan, in New Delhi on July 14, 2011.

Before the assembly elections in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee’s party is facing another hurdle. One of the prominent faces of TMC has resigned today. The TMC leader resigned from the post of Rajya Sabha MP, claiming to be feeling suffocated in the party.

Announcing his resignation in the Rajya Sabha, Dinesh Trivedi lobbied the Prime Minister. Also mentions that he was troubled by the violence in the state and had heard his inner conscience to leave the party. He was already troubled by the state of politics going on in the state of West Bengal.