WB Governor threatened and insulted me: Mamata

Levelling a series of sensational allegations against West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused him of threatening and insulting her.

Published: 04th July 2017 05:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th July 2017 06:04 PM   |  A+A-

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File|PTI)

By IANS

KOLKATA:  In an unprecedented move, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi of threatening her and said that he was acting like a "BJP block president". "He (Governor) threatened me over phone.

The way he spoke taking the side of BJP, I felt insulted. I have told him that he cannot talk like this," Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat.

"He (the governor) is behaving like a block president of BJP. He should understand that he has been nominated to the post...," she said.

"He talked big on law and order. I am not here at the mercy of anyone. The way he spoke to me, I once thought of leaving (the chair)," she said.

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