Law and order in Bengal better than other states: Partha Chatterjee

West Bengal Education and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Dr Partha Chatterjee today slammed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for his comments on the law and order situation in West Bengal.

Partha Chatterjee said, “Rajnath Singh Ji spoke like a party leader and not a Central Minister. Was he trying to please his party workers?” He also added, “Law and order situation in Bengal is far better than other states.”

The minister also took Rajnath Singh Ji to task for his comments on Teesta water sharing treaty, describing it as “uncalled for”. “He should not have spoken about Teesta water sharing treaty without consulting State government,” said Partha Chatterjee while addressing reporters at the State Assembly.

Is Union Home Minister’s visit to Chhit-Mahal official or political: WB CM

West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee today slammed the Union Home Minister over his visit to Chhit-Mahal areas of Cooch Behar, accompanied by BJP MPs. WB CM demanded to know whether this visit was a political one or an official one.

WB CM also said that the Union Government had done no prior consultation with the State Government regarding this visit. She added, although she was in north Bengal, only a fax was sent to her regarding the tour programme.

The Chief Minister also drove home the point that  law and order is a part of State jurisdiction and in federal structure, the respective jurisdictions of the State and Centre should be honoured.

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