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New Delhi, Aug 16 : Former Lok Sabha MP Sushmita Dev quit the Congress party on Monday.
Dev is likely to join the All India Trinamool Congress, (AITC) sources said, though no official word has come from either Dev or the party.
According to sources, Dev is in Kolkata and is meeting AITC leaders.
In her resignation letter to interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Dev thanked the Congress leader for her guidance and opportunities.
She said she was about to “begin a new chapter” of “public service”.
Dev also changed her bio on Twitter, where she now describes herself as a ‘former member: Indian National Congress’ and ‘former president All India Mahila Congress’.
The Former Congress leader was a member of 16th Lok Sabha from Silchar.
She was among the Congress leaders whose accounts were locked by Twitter.