Kolkata The MLAs of Congress and CPI(M) Monday staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the continued “reduce money scam” and demanded an inquiry into the incident.
Shouting slogans against the Trinamool Congress authorities over the cut cash problem, legislators of both the parties got here down to the nicely and demanded that the authorities set up an inquiry commission to check out the issue.
Seeking an explanation from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the matter and return of the reduce money, the MLAs staged a walkout from the House.
“We call for setting up of an inquiry fee to look at this trouble of cut cash. We need to recognize who has taken the money,” Congress leader whip Manoj Chakraborty informed newshounds outside the House.
The competition MLAs had been wearing posters and placards bearing ‘Cut Money means Chief Minister.’
After protesting outside the assembly for some time, they re-entered the House and participated in the lawsuits.
Reacting to the protest, Parliamentary Affairs Minister and senior TMC chief Partha Chatterjee stated the opposition isn’t always interested in smooth functioning of the residence.
TMC leaders at the municipal and panchayat stages have been facing public ire within the districts of Birbhum, Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri, Burdwan, Malda, Purulia, Nadia, Kolkata, West Midnapore and Bankura.
TMC Rajya Sabha MP Santanu Sen, too, has these days faced allegations of in search of “reduce cash” from a realtor in north Kolkata. Sen has denied the accusation as “baseless and politically-encouraged” to malign his popularity.
During a latest birthday celebration meeting, TMC supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had warned leaders that the ones involved in taking “cut cash” from authorities schemes and different corrupt practices could be placed behind bars.
Ruling out any truck with the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, the Communist Party of India Marxist stated chief minister Mamata Banerjee does not have “any credibility to fight fascism.”
In an assertion on Wednesday, Banerjee had given a call to the Left and the Congress to construct a joint front against the BJP in Bengal. Speaking at the meeting, Banerjee stated, “I have apprehensions that the BJP might change the Constitution of India. I suppose absolutely everyone, together with the Left and Congress, has to join palms to fight the BJP.”
This is for the primary time that the Chief Minister overtly sought to sign up for hands with her once-arch competitors to defeat the bigger enemy at domestic.
In a terse response to Banerjee’s overtures, senior CPM chief and previous MP Mohd Salim stated the TMC had misplaced the moral proper to provide a call for collective combat.
“We can’t say about the Congress, but CPI(M) is underneath no compulsion of saving @MamataOfficial’s profession. She has misplaced the ethical right of even giving this call of combating the BJP in Bengal. The TMC does no longer have any credibility to fight fascism.”
The Trinamool Congress has been plagued by using desertions in its ranks after the BJP ratcheted up its attack at the ruling birthday celebration put up its victory in 18 Lok Sabha seats within the just concluded well-known elections.