December 12, 2020 11:46:53 am
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday hit out on the Union Ministry of Dwelling Affairs (MHA) for summoning the state’s chief secretary and director basic of police following an assault on BJP nationwide president JP Nadda’s convoy the day earlier than. The ruling social gathering accused the BJP and the Centre of attempting to intervene in issues of the state.
“What the central authorities is doing by sending a letter [seeking a report] from the state authorities is unconstitutional. The MHA summoning the chief secretary and DGP is unacceptable. The BJP and the central authorities are attempting to create a state of affairs the place they’ll intervene with the federal construction,” mentioned TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee.
He added, “Behind this whole factor, there may be malice on the a part of the central authorities and there’s a mala fide angle on the a part of central authorities officers by sending the letter. That is deplorable. Nobody can violate the Structure.”
Banerjee claimed that “provocative speeches” by BJP state president Dilip Ghosh had been resulting in a vicious state of affairs. “Nadda was accompanied by convicted criminals and armed males of the BJP,” he added.
Reacting to Governor Jagdeep Dhankar’s criticism of the law-and-order state of affairs within the state, the MP labelled him the “BJP’s conduit pipe”.
Whereas the saffron social gathering has accused the TMC of finishing up the assault on Nadda’s convoy, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has claimed the assault was a “drama” staged by the BJP to draw consideration within the run-up to subsequent 12 months’s state elections.
In the meantime, the TMC on Friday kicked off its statewide “Bangodhwoni Yatra [The sound of Bengal march]”. The social gathering’s MLAs hit the streets to marketing campaign in regards to the successes of the federal government’s improvement agenda because it got here to energy in 2011. In Kolkata, senior state ministers corresponding to Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Sashi Panja, and Partha Chatterjee went door to door for the marketing campaign.
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