KOLKATA: The BJP on Monday selected Suvendu Adhikari as chief of opposition within the new West Bengal meeting.
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced Adhikari’s title as chief of the BJP legislature occasion within the meeting after a gathering of the legislators on the occasion’s Hastings workplace.
Adhikari had gained election from Nandigram meeting seat, defeating his former mentor-turned-political adversary Mamata Banerjee by a slim margin of over 1900 votes.
A former state minister, Adhikari had joined the BJP earlier than the state polls.
After high-octane battle of Nandigram, the chief minister and Adhikari will once more be face-to-face within the meeting.
The ruling TMC gained 213 seats within the elections to 294-member Bengal home whereas the saffron occasion emerged as the principle opposition bagging 77 seats.