West Bengal Governor Meets NHRC Chief, TMC Calls Him ‘BJP Agent’


Hours after West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar met Chairperson of the Nationwide Human Rights Fee (NHRC), Arun Mishra ‘to handle post-poll violence’ within the West Bengal, each Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Left Entrance condemned the transfer and claimed it as an ‘unprecedented act’ by any constitutional head of state.

Quickly after the assembly, Dhankhar tweeted, “Had a courtesy assembly in New Delhi with former Supreme Courtroom Decide, Justice Arun Kumar Mishra, Chairperson Nationwide Human Rights Fee @India_NHRC.”

The TMC, nonetheless, known as it ‘an act to appease the BJP’.

TMC MP, Sukhendu Shekhar Roy, additionally hit out at Dhankar and accused him of violating constitutional norms by visiting the NHRC chief.

“His act is condemnable and in the present day he proved that he’s a BJP agent. I don’t keep in mind any BJP chief or minister assembly the NHRC chief within the current previous. However our Governor rushed to fulfill him. He’s doing it to appease the BJP leaders. This solely reveals that he’s not solely crossing all limits but in addition appearing in opposition to the Indian structure,” Roy stated.

He stated, “The Governor needs to be eliminated instantly for creating an unwarranted hurdle earlier than the elected authorities in West Bengal and for maligning the picture of the state.”

Left Entrance Chairman Biman Bose chimed in. “No matter he’s doing these days can’t be a Governor’s act. He’s crossing constitutional limits. He’s appearing as a person of the BJP.”

Defending the assembly, BJP spokesperson Shamik Bhattacharya stated, “Almost 28 BJP employees had been killed after Mamata Banerjee took oath as chief minister of Bengal. Don’t you suppose it’s unprecedented? Nowhere within the Structure, it’s written {that a} Governor can’t meet the NHRC chief.”

The standoff between Mamata Banerjee and Dhankhar has intensified once more in the previous couple of days after he alleged that the CM has been silent over post-poll violence within the state and has not taken any steps to rehabilitate and compensate the victims.

He additionally wrote to Mamata Banerjee hours earlier than his departure to Delhi on Tuesday night time.

“I’m constrained to look at your continued silence and inaction over post-poll retributive bloodshed, violation of human rights, outrageous assault on the dignity of girls, wanton destruction of property, the perpetuation of untold miseries on political opponents – worst since independence and it unwell augurs for democracy,” Dhankhar letter to Mamata Banerjee learn.

He additional alleged, “Your studied silence, coupled with the absence of any steps to have interaction in rehabilitation and compensation to alleviate the unimaginable struggling of individuals, drive an inevitable conclusion that each one that is state-driven.”

Responding to Dhankhar’s letter, the State Residence Division, in a sequence of tweets, accused him of ‘violating the sanctity of his workplace’.

“The Governor’s act of constructing his letter to CM public was violative and disrupts the sanctity of such official communications.”

“It was noticed with dismay and misery that the Governor of West Bengal has instantly made public a letter of his to the Chief Minister of West Bengal, with contents that aren’t per actual details,” the WB Residence Division tweeted.

The TMC has shared an acrimonious relation with Dhankhar since its earlier time period within the authorities when he assumed workplace in July 2019.

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