After Roopa Ganguly, Locket Chatterjee joins BJP today. Unlike Roopa, Locket was a member of Trinamool Congress and West Bengal Women's Commission member. Locket has resigned from both the party and and West Bengal Women's Commission membership. Locket said: "The Saradha scam has put the party (TMC) in a strange situationa there is an odd mistrust prevailing within the party. Wherever I go, I have to hear about the Saradha scam from people despite some of us not being involved".
Locket Chatterjee further told: "I feel perhaps nobody within the party (TMC) now trusts others".Chatterjee said that the present situation in the party is suffocating she was looking for a breather and a party which will provide her the platform to work.