Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday wrote a 13-page letter to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar in reply to his communication that the latter had despatched to the State Secretariat Nabanna on April 24.
Instantly after the reply from the Chief Minister’s Workplace (CMO), the Governor additionally tweeted, saying: “At the outset in this critical time I urge her to focus on the grim situation and work in togetherness towards alleviating untold public miseries. While I find no substance in her version, both in fact and law, I appreciate her stance for full cooperation with state Government.”
The Governor additional mentioned in his tweet, “Persistently I had been beseeching her to work in togetherness as we are faced virtually with roof-falling situation. Hope she acts as such.”
Dhankhar mentioned that there isn’t any time to bicker. “There are no sane takers for this unseemly scenario. I have held enough close to my chest — looks like revealing is becoming unavoidable. Reply will be sent as her letter has content to which I cannot subscribe as it eclipses essence of Constitution,” he tweeted.
Response to my letter dated 24/four has been despatched @MamataOfficial at the moment and is in public area. Therefore this remark previous to response
On the outset on this essential time I urge her to concentrate on grim scenario and work in togetherness in direction of assuaging untold public miseries(1/3)
— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) May 2, 2020
Earlier within the day, the Governor additionally criticised the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress authorities for not sustaining transparency in releasing the Covid-19 knowledge. In a separate tweet, he mentioned: “Give up Covid-19 data cover-up operation and share it transparently. The gap between 572 and 931 not reconcilable.” He criticised the state authorities for not releasing the medical bulletin on Could 1.
Trinamool Congress Secretary Normal Partha Chatterjee mentioned the Jagdeep Dhankar has disrespected his constitutional put up because the Governor of West Bengal. “He is opposing the State government’s moves like a political figure using the media. He is giving out all his letters sent to the chief minister’s office in the public domain. This is unwarranted and unfortunate,” Chatterjee mentioned, in response the Governor’s tweets.
State Bharatiya Janata Occasion president Dilip Ghosh mentioned: “The CM has failed to address the Covid-19 crisis in the state. The figures are increasing by leaps and bounds. The situation has gone out of control now. She is opposing the Governor and the Central medical team. Instead of fighting the Corona crisis, she is fighting with the Constitutional head of the state and the Centre.”
Ghosh mentioned it’s the responsibility of the Governor to offer solutions to the Chief Minister and the state administration at a time of such extreme disaster.
Senior Congress chief Pradip Bhattacharya mentioned, “People of Bengal are fed up with the fight between the Chief Minister and the Governor. The CM is not worried about the public health crisis. Instead, she is fighting with the Central team and the Governor”.