Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 20
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah right here and mentioned with him the general prevailing “worrisome” scenario within the TMC-ruled state.
According to officers within the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Governor apprised the Home Minister concerning the prevailing political, legislation and order and COVID-19 conditions in West Bengal, which, he’s learnt to have claimed, are deteriorating at an alarming tempo to change into “worrisome”.
The assembly, which came about this afternoon, assumed significance amid rising animosity between the Raj Bhawan and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s workplace over a bunch of points regarding governance and insurance policies, the most recent being the state’s schooling system.
Dhankhar earlier than the assembly had tweeted: “Would be discussing with Union Home Minister at noon today about West Bengal worrisome situation.”
“Also state of affairs and affairs of State @MamataOfficial. Welfare of people of West Bengal is ever uppermost in my mind. All my actions are inspired to mitigate woes of WB people,” he tweeted.
“I PLEDGE TOTAL COMMITMENT FOR WB PEOPLE,” Dhankhar stated in one other tweet.
The governor had additionally stated he would talk about with the house minister about his constitutional duties offered below Article 159 that features “to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution”, and can “devote myself to the service and well-being of the people”.
On Sunday, the governor had stated there was no room for complacency for the state authorities when it got here to coping with rising COVID-19 constructive instances and deaths in West Bengal.