RTI activist Saket Gokhale joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday and joined the party in New Delhi today in the presence of Trinamool top leaders Sougata Roy, Derek O’Brien and Yashwant Sinha.
Read What Congress Said on Saket Gokhale After Joining TMC
Congress said in a statement: “Saket Gokhale is a recognized RTI activist and began his career as a journalist. He has reported on RTI on issues of national importance for several years. Most recently, he made inquiries about bank loans and budget allocations for Pegasus. “.
When joining TMC, Gokhale reportedly said,” TMC is the second-largest oppn party in parliament and TMC was my obvious choice. If you look at all the national parties, TMC takes an aggressive position. I have at the forefront Fought at the front, that’s what I’m looking for. ”
In the past, Saket Gokhale named Rahul Gandhi as his“ inspiration ”.Gokhale’s entry into TMC could be seen as a heavy blow to Rahul Gandhi as it shows that even Twitter activists no longer trust his leadership.
Recently, fraud allegations were made against supporters of Congress and ardent supporters of Rahul Gandhi – Saket Gokhale. People, including left-wing liberals, have accused Saket Gokhale, who often claims to be an “RTI and transparency activist”, of “fraud” and alleged that Gokhale is raising money on the pretext of filing an RTI.