The BJP claimed that this reflects the disrespect the ruling party of West Bengal has for democracy.
The switchover will surely deal a body blow to the Congress which is batting infighting. The state will go to elections in February 2023.
Roy said the list of these MLAs who would be joining the BJP has been prepared and the legislators are in contact with the state BJP leadership.
The apex court said there were several petitions challenging Aadhaar which were already pending before it and it cannot entertain thousands of pleas raising similar issue.