The Chairman advised members, particularly the new ones, to take interest in motivating people in and around their constituency for COVID vaccination.
Noted lawyer Mahesh Jethmalani was also nominated to Rajya Sabha by the cental government.
Dasgupta's resignation came after TMC MP Mohua Moitra raised objections to him being named as a candidate of the saffron party.
Dasgupta, who became a Rajya Sabha member in April, 2016, has been named by the saffron party as its candidate from Tarakeswar assembly seat in the poll-bound state.
While Union minister and Asansol MP Babul Supriyo will contest from Tollygunge in Kolkata, Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta will enter the fray from Tarakeshwar.
With an eye on 2021 Assembly polls, the ruling TMC released a report card on December 10 highlighting its government's "achievements" over the last 10 years.