Mamata Banerjee’s third stint as West Bengal chief minister has began with an intense confrontation with the Centre over the post-poll violence within the state. The Union Residence Ministry dispatched a terse reminder to the Bengal authorities on Wednesday to submit an in depth report on the violence.
The ministry warned the state authorities that failure to ship the report quickly shall be taken ‘significantly’, whereas including that the violence should cease ‘with none lack of time’.
In a letter dispatched on Wednesday, the house ministry reminded the West Bengal chief secretary that on Could three, it had sought a direct a report on the post-poll violence within the state. Nonetheless, the West Bengal authorities is but to ship the report, information company PTI reported quoted officers, as saying.
In case the report just isn’t despatched by the state authorities, the matter shall be taken significantly, the letter mentioned.
Mamata blames BJP
In an obvious try and skirt the duty over the post-poll violence in state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) for bloody clashes. Addressing a press convention after taking oath as Bengal CM for the third consecutive time period, Mamata Banerjee mentioned reviews of violence has come from areas the place the BJP has received within the just-concluded Meeting elections.
Many of the many of the movies of violence being shared on social media have been both pretend or outdated, she instructed reporters on the state secretariat Nabanna.
“I’ve seen that violence and clashes are happening in these areas the place the BJP have received the elections. These locations may be seen as black spots,” the Trinamool Congress chief mentioned.
Earlier within the day, BJP president JP Nadda, who’s on a two-day tour of Bengal, slammed the Trinamool Congress dispensation over widespread violence within the state. The occasion has claimed that 9 of its staff have been killed within the violence that started quickly after the Meeting election outcomes have been declared on Could 2.