Kolkata city police commissioner's wife joins BJP

Condemning the police action on the students and women of the Jadavpur university, Sharmistha, the wife of Kolkata Police commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha, today joined BJP and vowed to fight for the women's rights in the state.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 25, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

Kolkata: Condemning the police action on the students and women of the Jadavpur university, Sharmistha, the wife of Kolkata Police commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha, today joined BJP and vowed to fight for the women's rights in the state.

Flanked by BJP state president Rahul Sinha in the party headquarters, Sharmistha said, "I feel BJP is the only place where I can fight for the women's rights in the state."

In the present situation the women's rights were under threat, she said.