One CPI-M MLA also switches side as Mamata extends invite to other Cong, Left MLAs.
Speaking at the rally organised on the occasion of Martyrs’ Day, Banerjee invited “real Leftists” to join TMC.
Minister Subrata Mukherjee, however, said there was nothing to be read between the lines.
But party suspends two TMC leaders ‘till proven innocent in extortion bid’
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the formation of Tamang Development and Cultural Board at a public meeting in Darjeeling’s Chowrasta square. In her speech, she cited “the community’s development” as the reason behind the board’s formation. “We set up the Lepcha Development Board (last year). They have done brilliant work. They built 998 […]
Mamata Banerjee will address the people of the hills in administrative programme, with GTA not invited.
She has urged the Centre for a special package which would benefit around 3000 tea workers.
The TMC chief also attacked the Centre for alloting only Rs 100 crore for ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana’.
The BJP, too, expressed happiness over the appointment.
However,Mamata added, that “land would not be an issue for investors” as Bengal has “land banks”.
Banerjee said her government had not asked for anything in the railway and general budgets.
It was Chatteree who had moved the resolution in the Assembly Thursday.
Mitra said the private airport at Andal in Burdwan district would be operational by the year-end.
After rail budget, Bengal and several other states have been deprived in the Union Budget too, said Mamata.
The BJP government must remember that people of Bengal will not starve.