December 15, 2015
Trinamool condemns CBI raid at Delhi CM’s office
National Spokesperson of the party and Leader of the party in Rajya Sabha, Derek O’Brien today called the CBI raid at Delhi Chief Minister’s unprecedented and demanded clarification from the Central government.
“Has Emergency been declared?” he asked in a statement posted on the party’s Twitter channel.
Trinamool also gave a notice in Rajya Sabha under Rule 267 to suspend usual business and immediately take up discussion on the CBI raid at Delhi CM’s office.
“This is an issue about the country and the federal structure. This is beyond a party issue. The office of a democratically elected CM has been raided by CBI,” Derek said in Rajya Sabha.
“CBI reports directly to the Prime Minister. Files in Chief Minister’s office have been gone through. he BJP is trying to kill the States. They are destroying federalism,” he added while maintaining that the party was not trying to defend any corrupt official.
Trinamool MPs also raised the slogan “Bachao bachao federalism” in Rajya Sabha.
Tweet by Derek O’Brien:
CBI raid on @ArvindKejriwal office is unprecedented in the history of India. Govt has to clarify. Emergency has been declared? – Derek
— AITC (@AITCofficial) December 15, 2015
Tweet by Mamata Banerjee:
Sealing of a Chief Minister’s office is unprecedented. I am shocked @ArvindKejriwal
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) December 15, 2015