West Bengal Raj Bhawan converted into ‘RSS Shaakha’: Derek O’Brien

"Article 156 of Constitution states, President can remove Governor, after this incident, worth considering asking Governor to leave." Derek O'Brien said

By: Express Web Desk | Kolkata | Published: July 4, 2017 10:38 pm
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Criticising the Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi over his ‘unacceptable language’ to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, TMC spokesperson Derek O’Brien told ANI, “West Bengal Governor used unacceptable language in a telephone call to West Bengal CM. Unfortunate, Raj Bhawan in WB converted into ‘RSS Shaakha’.” Demanding action against the governor, he added, “Article 156 of Constitution states, President can remove Governor, after this incident, worth considering asking Governor to leave.”

Earlier, Mamata Banerjee alleged that Tripathi used harsh language against her while they were talking over phone on the issues of communal violence at Baduria in North 24 Parganas. “He (Governor) threatened me over the phone. The way he spoke taking the side of BJP, I felt insulted. I have told him that he cannot talk like this,” Banerjee said at a media briefing in 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).”

The communal violence broke out in North 24 Parganas district on Monday over a controversial Facebook post. After the incident, several shops were torched and houses ransacked in Baduria, Tentulia and Golabari. On Monday night, Baduria police station was attacked and set ablaze several police vehicles were set ablaze. According to PTI sources, 300 paramilitary personnel has rushed to the spot to pacify the situation.

Blaming the state police of failing to control the situation, party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh for his intervention and alleged Muslims for the violence.

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  1. K
    K. Dutt
    Jul 6, 2017 at 10:49 pm
    Action by the President of India is needed urgently indeed, only to dismiss the TMC government and to restore law and order by the Central Forces, as the West Bengal Police is now an extension of TMC party. The TMC government has gone now beyond the appea t of muslims and vote-bank politics. The TMC stalwarts who are mostly thugs and looters, have now shown their hands and come out as they truly are - the enemies of India, irrespective of their religious affiliations, if any. These enemies must be defeated. There can not be any election under TMC. It will be another scam.
    1. R
      Jul 6, 2017 at 1:55 pm
      Good thoughts Mr. Brien, most of the current governors are RSS stooge to implement their hate / violence communal agenda and divide people in line of religion for vote bank politics. Where RSS is able to purchase leaders they pay money from ....anis, where they find it difficult to purchase then communal clashes, or finally this kind of governors not allowing an elected government to rule the state. It is time for next freedom struggle from goonda sanghi raj!!!!
      1. K
        Jul 6, 2017 at 10:43 am
        Good going TMC. Create a ruckus about this and divert attention from the communal riots in 24 paraganas. Offense is the best form of defense.
        1. vilya2010
          Jul 6, 2017 at 9:24 am
          You have converted Bangal in to den of Pakistan and china try to kill Hindus in riots Manufacturing bombs Center should interfere arrest mamta for her cheat funds and other criminal charges and dissolve the Mamta government
          1. S
            Sourav K
            Jul 5, 2017 at 8:45 pm
            There was a time I used to respect this man, but no more. the condition of West Bengal is getting deteriorating day by day. Being a Bengali and hailing for northern part of the state I am very well aware of the way Bengal government work in the influence of TMCP. CM herself has lost her mind and all she does is for personal gain. I wonder sometimes that how a woman can be so much greedy of power that she leaves no stone untouched to get what she wants.
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