Mamata Banerjee’s get together has alleged that its MPs and leaders have been “manhandled and mercilessly dragged” away by cops on Day 2 of their Delhi protest over central funds.
The Trinamool Congress, which was holding a dharna on the Union Rural Improvement Ministry, claimed that the Minister of State Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti refused to satisfy them saying she wouldn’t meet greater than 5 representatives.
“At the moment 02:30 hours was wasted. I left the workplace at 08:30 whereas ready for the Trinamool MPs. Based on my info, the delegation of Trinamool MPs and Bengal ministers had taken an appointment within the workplace at 06:00,” the Minister tweeted.
“However later they needed to satisfy presenting Trinamool employees as public, which was in opposition to the workplace system. They backed away from the scheduled matters of the assembly as a result of the intention was to not meet however to do politics. It is a very shameful incident accomplished by Trinamool leaders,” the Minister added additional.
आज 02:30 घंटे का समय व्यर्थ गया।
आज तृणमूल के सांसदों की प्रतीक्षा करते करते 08:30 बजे कार्यालय से निकली हूँ।
मेरी जानकारी के अनुसार तृणमूल के सांसद और बंगाल के मंत्रियों के प्रतिनिधिमण्डल ने कार्यालय में 06:00 बजे मिलने का समय लिया था।
— Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti (@SadhviNiranjan) October 3, 2023
The Trinamool leaders, who had introduced with them bundles of letters addressed to the Prime Minister and the Rural Improvement Minister, refused to depart until the Minister met them.
Led by Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee, a gaggle of get together MPs, state cupboard ministers sat on a dharna, which dragged on until 9 pm.
At this level, claims the get together, the police broke up the protest and detained a number of leaders.
“Ek MP ke saath aisa kar rahe hai aap log (You might be doing this to an MP),” stated MP Mahua Moitra as she was scooped up by girls cops and dragged away.
Movies from the scene confirmed Abhishek Banerjee and different leaders being pulled away by the cops. One other video confirmed Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’ Brien put right into a bus and brought away.
The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal has accused the BJP-led NDA authorities of withholding Rs 15,000 crore in dues to the state below the Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure Act (MGNREGA) and PM Awas Yojana.
The BJP has rejected the cost and accused the Trinamool of doing a “drama” in Delhi to divert consideration from the scams in West Bengal.