A day after the federal government claimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi was made to attend for half-hour by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a evaluation assembly on Cyclone Yaas, the CM, in a press convention right now, clarified concerning the incident.
Banerjee put her facet of the issues on the desk saying that “nationwide channels are being fed by the PMO in order that they’ll insult me like something”.
Trying to carry the ‘difficulty to the fore’, Banerjee stated, “We acquired to know late night day earlier than yesterday that PM was to go to Bengal. You all know I had introduced my plan to go to the cyclone-prone space a lot earlier. He was to go to Odisha and Bengal and meet the chief ministers. I minimize brief my plans to satisfy him.”
Accusing the BJP of upsetting communal clashes, Banerjee additionally accused them of spreading pretend information.
“It is pure political vendetta. I believed you’re coming right here for the curiosity of Bengal. If PM asks, contact my ft, I’ll do even that if that helps the folks of Bengal,” Banerjee stated.
On the matter of not receiving PM Modi upon his arrival to West Bengal, Banerjee stated, “I can have my engagements too. At Sagar, we did not get clearance from ATC for 20 minutes. When we reached there, we noticed the PM had already began the assembly. We thought it was our responsibility to satisfy him. They made us sit in a room and stored us ready. I entered the room along with his permission. I informed him that we’ve to go to Digha and the climate is just not good.”
Banerjee later stated that she had requested PM Modi, “‘Can I go away?’ I left along with his permission. What is our fault? Chief Secretary and I spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a number of minutes and briefed him on the Cyclone state of affairs. Where are these photos? Why are they not sharing these photos?”
Meanwhile, when senior leaders of the BJP claimed that it was the chief minister’s ego that resisted her from staying away from the evaluation assembly with Suvendu Adhikari, Trinamool Congress alleged that the assembly with the Prime Minister personally was pre-scheduled however she was not allowed time as promised by the PMO.