Chief secretary Sanjay Mitras agility was on display this week when he jumped over a puddle near the state assembly to attend a press meet. Interestingly,the meet was arranged to brief the media on the current flood situation and measures taken by the government to tackle it.
IT goes without saying that sports and transport minister,Madan Mitra,is by far the most popular ministers in Mamata Banerjees cabinet. His popularity can be judged by the large number of visitors to his chamber. At any given time of the day,Mitras chamber at Writers is choc-a-bloc.
Last Tuesday,during the Assembly session,security guards stopped a hefty young man at the gate of the House and demanded to know his identity. But Kartick Banerjee,brother of CM Mamata Banerjee,did not throw his weight around and showed his passes to enter. Kartick,who is actively involved in sports,never dropped names and even waited at the lobby of the House when the session was on.