Forward Bloc ex-min joins Trinamool

    Kolkata: After Paresh Adhikary last week, now another former minister of the Left Front from Forward Bloc has switched over to Trinamool.

    Murtaza Hussain, who was the disaster management minister during Left rule, joined the Trinamool at the latter’s headquarters in Kolkata today. Trinamool secretary general Partha Chatterjee formally inducted him into the party.

    Hussain was a state and central committee member of the Forward Bloc and was a minister for several years. Today he said that he has been impressed by Mamata Banerjee’s all-round development and hence, has joined her party.