Mamata Banerjee also claimed that the BJP's seat count in the general election will not cross more than 125. The number of seats that the state parties will win will be much more than the BJP's, Banerjee further claimed.
Chatterjee's resignation comes on the back of reports emerging that Mamata Banerjee was not happy with his performance as state minister as well as his marital discord, which had garnered unwarranted publicity.
The move came after the home minister wrote to the chief minister, whose government had been dithering for months over acquiring the land, leading to a delay in construction of a fence along the international border.
The state Public Works Department had earlier this month floated a notification, inviting tenders for construction of two watchtowers overlooking the chief minister's Harish Chatterjee Street residence.