Hitting out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Adhikari said, ‘’She cannot forget her defeat in Nandigram by me. She had to get elected from a seat in Kolkata to continue as the Chief Minister.’’
Banerjee, before making a 'courtesy call' on Stalin at his residence, was seen enjoying the 'Chenda melam' (a traditional percussion instrument) performance.
While appealing for peace, Jagdeep Dhankhar sought an urgent personal update from chief secretary HK Dwivedi on the steps initiated to restore law and order.
Jagdeep Dhankhar felt that there should have been some control over the additional number of spectators at Nazrul Mancha where KK performed before his death.
Dhankhar also accused the chief minister’s nephew and TMC’s general secretary Abhishek Banerjee of "crossing the red line’’ by criticizing the judiciary.
Stating that he is taking a serious note of the comments made by Banerjee, Dhankhar called upon the state's chief secretary to urgently initiate appropriate action.
Nominated Deputy Speaker for administering oath to Babul Supriyo, my constitutional job over: Bengal Governor
Babul Supriyo, a former Union minister of state in the Narendra Modi government, had left the BJP in a huff after being dropped from the post, and joined the TMC.
Noting that the state of universities in West Bengal was worrisome, Dhankhar at a programme on Friday said he was unable to "sleep at night" because of the situation.
As the governor was about to leave the House, ruling party MLAs including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee requested him to stay, following which Dhankhar again urged the BJP lawmakers to calm down.
Dhankar spent two hours at Mamata’s residence, exchanging pleasantries with leaders of the ruling party.
Trinamool secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Thursday alleged the Governor had not informed the state administration before going to the university.
One person was killed and two police officers suffered serious injuries on Monday when clashes broke out between two groups over a Ram Navami procession in the Raniganj area of Bardhaman district.