In the sting operation, which was claimed to have been carried out in 2014, some persons resembling senior TMC leaders are seen accepting money from the representatives of a fictitious company in return for favours.
BJP President Dilip Ghosh said the party will continue to hold protest meets to condemn the state government’s attempts to stall the rath yatras. The party was scheduled to begin its rath yatras from December 7.
Modifying a single bench order passed Wednesday, which had put the ‘rath yatras’ on hold till January 9, the division bench of Justices Biswanath Somadder and A Mukherjee lifted the injunction and disposed of the BJP’s petition.
The division bench has directed the state government officials to take a decision on their rallies by December 14 and convey the same to BJP. The division also lifted the injunction on BJP's Rath Yatra till January 9 by modifying the single bench order and disposed off the BJP's petition.
During the bail hearing, his advocate Debasish Roy submitted that he had been falsely implicated in the case. Roy also submitted that Ghosh has received a “restraining order” on her arrest by the Supreme Court.
Directing the Alipore trial court to dispose of the two applications within two months of communication of his order, Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharya set aside the lower court's earlier direction in this matter.
The petitioner Rahaman had also moved the State Administrative Tribunal in 2014 seeking fixation of his seniority and to get his arrears, but the application had been disposed of by SAT declining relief to him.