In a significant move, Trinamool Congress (TMC) has appointed Mahua Moitra as the district president of Krishnanagar (Nadia North), a decision that comes amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the parliamentarian, as reported by Indian Express.
This development unfolds against the backdrop of the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee's recommendation for Mahua Moitra's expulsion.
The committee's decision stems from a complaint lodged by BJP MP Nishikant Dubey, alleging that Moitra sought favors from businessman Darshan Hiranandani to raise questions against industrialist Gautam Adani.
The Ethics Committee has urged an "intense, legal, institutional inquiry" by the government, emphasising the "highly objectionable, unethical, heinous, and criminal conduct" attributed to Moitra.
Mahua Moitra has vehemently denied the charges, asserting that she is being targeted for her steadfast opposition to the government.
She claims to play a vital role in exposing the alleged nexus between Gautam Adani and the present administration led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
As Moitra takes on a new role within the TMC as district president, the ongoing Ethics Committee inquiry adds a layer of complexity to the political dynamics.
The situation will likely draw heightened attention as both Moitra's political career and the inquiry unfold in parallel.
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