Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Saumitra Khan's wife Sujata Mondal Khan on Monday joined the Trinamool Congress in Kolkata, reported ANI.

Sujata claimed that she did not get her due recognition in the saffron party even after taking several risks to get her husband elected during 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

She alleged that "newly inducted, misfit and corrupt leaders" are getting more importance in the saffron camp than the loyal ones.

"Despite enduring physical attacks, sacrificing so much to get my husband elected to Parliament, I got nothing in return... I want to work under our beloved leader Mamata Banerjee and our dada Abhisek Banerjee," Mondal Khan said, after joining the party in the presence of TMC MP Saugata Roy and its spokesperson Kunal Ghosh.

Asked about the reaction of her husband, who is also the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) state unit chief, she said it was up to him to decide his future course of action.

"I hope he would realise one day... Who knows he might be back in the TMC one day," the newly inducted leader of the Bengal's ruling party said.