Mamata Banerjee meets Jagdeep Dhankar at Raj Bhavan
First Published Jan 7, 2021, 9:42 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday (January 6) evening. The meeting between the CM and the governor was seen in the political arena as the usual practice.
Mamata Banerjee went to the Raj Bhavan from the state secretariat Nabanna to meet the governor. She held talks with the governor for an hour.
An official of the state secretariat said, “Mamata Banerjee only paid a courtesy visit to the governor. There is nothing official in it. The CM went to Raj Bhavan to extend her new year greetings to the governor.”
Jagdeep Dhankar tweeted, “Chief Minister called on me today at Raj Bhavan. First Lady Smt Sudesh Dhankhar and myself exchanged new year greetings with the hon''ble chief minister".
The governor also posted a few photographs of the meeting on his Twitter account.
After knowing about the meeting between the CM and Governor, State BJP General Secretary Sayantan Basu said, “The chief minister can always meet the governor in a democracy and "I should not comment on that. However, we expect the CM to address the issues flagged by the governor from time to time.”