Jagdeep Dhankar to meet Amit Shah in Delhi today

First Published Jan 9, 2021, 9:37 AM IST

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi today (January 9). The governor had last met Amit Shah in October 2020.
 

<p>According to sources, Amit Shah and Jagdeep Dhankar are likely to discuss the present political situation in West Bengal. Dhankar is scheduled to meet Amit Shah at 11 am today.</p>

According to sources, Amit Shah and Jagdeep Dhankar are likely to discuss the present political situation in West Bengal. Dhankar is scheduled to meet Amit Shah at 11 am today.

<p>The meeting between the Union home minister and the governor comes two days after West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee met the governor at Raj Bhavan.</p>

The meeting between the Union home minister and the governor comes two days after West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee met the governor at Raj Bhavan.

<p>An official from Raj Bhavan said, “The governor will do anything to ensure free and fair elections in the state. It may include getting more central forces to ensure a peaceful election process.”</p>

An official from Raj Bhavan said, “The governor will do anything to ensure free and fair elections in the state. It may include getting more central forces to ensure a peaceful election process.”

<p>BJP leaders in Bengal have been demanding imposition of President’s Rule in the state, citing "breakdown of the rule of law" as reason.<br />
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BJP leaders in Bengal have been demanding imposition of President’s Rule in the state, citing "breakdown of the rule of law" as reason.
 

<p>However, the Governor’s office refused to elaborate on the issues to be discussed by Dhankhar and Shah on Saturday.&nbsp;<br />
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However, the Governor’s office refused to elaborate on the issues to be discussed by Dhankhar and Shah on Saturday.