Performer turned-BJP leaders Roopa Ganguly turned into a Rajya Sabha part on Tuesday in the wake of being assigned to the post by President Pranab Mukherjee. The 49-year-old, who had unsuccessfully challenged the last state Assembly decisions from North Howrah supporters, has supplanted Navjot Singh Sidhu, who had as of late surrendered as an individual from the Upper House over asserted contrasts with the gathering.
Ganguly, who got to be renowned for her part as Draupadi in the uber legendary serial Mahabharat, said, “I take it as to a greater extent an obligation than a credit to me.” “A couple days back, I was requested that present my resume. And still, at the end of the day I had no clue. At the point when media companions began calling me today I didn’t comprehend what to say in light of the fact that there was no official affirmation.
Till I got a mail from Delhi, I didn’t converse with the media also,” she included. Inquired as to why she was given inclination over other senior pioneers, she said, “The examination on this subject itself is inane. Whatever I am today as far as legislative issues is a result of individuals like Kailash Vijayvargiya and Shiv Prakash.
It is to the gathering’s credit that it has perceived individuals who work.” Ganguly, who is additionally president of the state BJP Mahila Morcha, said that her project for the following two months, which incorporates visiting different locale, stayed unaltered. Be that as it may, she tossed in an expression of alert to the Trinamool Congress (TMC), saying, “Beforehand I used to talk at streetside gatherings.
Presently I have been given a stage. Prior, TMC frameworks had endeavored to murder me. Presently they will reconsider before flinging stones at me.” Previously, Ganguly has confronted a considerable measure of fire from inside her own particular gathering for “talking her brain without consent”.
Her visit to tempest hit Habra and Ashoknagar in North-24 Parganas on July 30, 2015, was condemned by then state BJP president Rahul Sinha, who had said that she ought to host counseled the gathering before doing as such.
Her remarks against gathering MP Babul Supriyo’s ‘jhaal muri’ session with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hadn’t run down too well with the gathering administration either. Henceforth, her designation evoked scathing responses from gathering leaders. “She hosted joined the gathering in January 2015 and has been made Rajya Sabha MP now without the information of any state BJP pioneers. That itself brings up a considerable measure of issues,” a senior state pioneer said on state of namelessness.