Kolkata, Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) last month, will formally tender his resignation as an MP on October 19.

Taking to twitter handle, Babul Supriyo expressed his gratitude to Lok Sabha Speaker for granting him time and said, ‘ Sincere Gratitude to Hon’ble Speaker Sir @ombirlakota for granting me his time tmrw at 11am to formally resign as a MP• ‘

‘ I will not hold on to the Berth/Perks/Salary of a MP now that I am no longer a part of @BJP4India that I won the seat for•If I have it in me, wil win it again, ‘ he stated.

(EW correspondent)