December 21, 2012
Chief Minister addresses public meeting at Tehatta, requests to stay away from violence and maintain peace
West Bengal Chief Minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee addressed a public meeting at Tehatta High School grounds in Nadia on Thursday.
People had gathered on both side of the road to get a glimpse of their Chief Minister and greet her. Like always the Chief Minister too reciprocated their greetings with a smile and waving her hands towards the crowd. However, decided to walk the seven-kilometer stretch to reach the Tehatta High School grounds which was the venue for the meeting.
On reaching the grounds the Chief Minister thanked all for coming to the meeting. At the very outset she condemned the recent violence and said that violence was no answer. The Chief Minister handed over a letter of appointment letter for Home Guard to Amit Sen, the elder son the victim. She also handed over cheques of Rs. 25,000 each to Sudhamoy Ghosh and Akhilesh Ghosh who received injuries in the police firing on November 14, 2012.
The Chief Minister announced that the MP from Nadia would donate one crore rupees from his MP LAD fund for the Tehatta hospital. Apart from that she said that there will be an ITI at all blocks across the district and also schools will be upgraded.
She requested the people to give away violence and maintain peace, `Please stay away from communal violence and realize that no violence can prove anything but would ruin the development in the state. Don’t pay heed to rumors and use your own judgment’.
`We are trying to fulfill the promises made by us in our manifesto inspite of severe financial constraints. We have set a target of providing jobs to 10-lakh unemployed in five-years.
On Wednesday the Chief Minister reached Nadia and convened an administrative meeting and discussed various issues especially development of the district.