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Global Bengal Biz Summit Didi’s 'Drama': Opposition

Published: 07th January 2015 05:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th January 2015 05:57 AM   |  A+A-

KOLKATA: The Opposition parties in West Bengal on Tuesday described the Global Bengal Business Summit being organised by the Trinamool Congress government as a ‘hoax’ and ‘drama’ by party chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

The two-day summit, which begins on Wednesday, will be attended by various  industry heads and will be addressed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely and Union Transport, Port and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari.

BJP state president Rahul Sinha said, “It is nothing, but an attempt to fool the people. Funds are being squandered as she did during her visit to Singapore to attract investments which was nothing, but a holiday trip.

“There is no favourable industrial climate in the state and no industry will come here as the state has no plans to acquire land and is opposing the ordinance of the Central Government regarding land acquisition for new industries. Our ministers will be attending the summit so that the state government cannot raise the bogey of non-cooperation by the Centre,” he said. State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury also said, “The Tatas and Jindals were leaving West Bengal. This summit will be nothing, but a dance drama by Mamata. Just Odisha where large number of industries, including from foreign countries, have been reaching. Mamata has been fooling the people and enacting such dramas,” he said.



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