West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday stirred recent controversy by saying “ego prevailed over public service” on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee skipping Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assembly to assessment post-cyclone damages on Might 28.
Dhankhar mentioned the chief minister had known as him earlier than the assembly at Kalaikunda in Paschim Medinipur district and indicated that she will not attend it if Chief of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari is current in it.
“Constrained by false narrative to place report straight: On Might 27 at 2316 hrs CM @MamataOfficial messaged ‘could I discuss? pressing’,” Dhankhar tweeted.
“Thereafter on telephone indicated boycott by her & officers of PM Evaluate Meet #CycloneYaas if LOP @SuvenduWB attends it. Ego prevailed over Public service,” he mentioned in one other Twitter submit.
Moreover Adhikary, Dhankhar and BJP MP Debosree Chaudhuri had been current on the assembly. The chief minister mentioned she skipped the assembly as a result of “a BJP MLA has no locus to be current in a PM-CM assembly”. Adhikari has defeated Banerjee in Nandigram seat within the current meeting elections.
In a letter to the prime minister on Monday, Banerjee had written, “I needed to have a quiet phrase with you, a gathering between the PM and the CM as normal. You, nevertheless, revised the construction of the assembly to incorporate an area MLA out of your celebration and I’m of the view that he had no locus to be current in a PM-CM assembly.”
Banerjee had additionally talked about within the letter that she had no objection to the presence of the governor and different Union ministers within the assembly.