In a public meeting on Friday (December 11), TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee said that the central government has no right to ask for any explanation regarding the law and order situation in the state.
In a public meeting on Friday (December 11), TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee said that central government has no right to ask for any explanation regarding the law and order situation in the state.
Kalyan Banerjee has written a letter to Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla regarding the issue of summoning Chief Secretary and Director General of Police of West Bengal on December 14.
Banerjee wrote in his letter, “We are surprised to come across a letter issued by the Deputy Secretary (DS) of your Department, where the Chief Secretary and the Director-General of Police of West Bengal have been asked to attend a meeting on December 14 in respect to the subject of "law and order situation in the State of West Bengal. “
“We want you to inform that law and order subject is within the domain of the state under the 7th Schedule of the State List of the Constitution of India. How can the centre ask the two officers for a discussion regarding this issue?”
Banerjee said that the attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President J P Nadda's convoy in West Bengal was not done by TMC. False accusations are given by the BJP.
Kalyan Banerjee also said, “State govt is accountable to answer to the state assembly. No other person can ask for any kind of explanation in respect of law and order situation, in the state. This is a violation of the Constitution. The centre is misusing their powers.”
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Last Updated Dec 12, 2020, 3:27 PM IST