Kolkata, Dec 11 : Abdus Sattar , the former West Bengal minister of state for minorities development during the Left Front regime, joined the Congress.
He joined the Congress in the presence of party's state chief Somen Mitra and in-charge of Bengal Gaurav Gogoi on Monday.
Sattar has ended his long association with the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M). He had not renewed his membership of the CPI(M) in 2017. Since then, he had not associated himself with any party. (UNI)