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Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi, seeks pressing launch of Bengal’s dues

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi

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KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who’s on a four-day Delhi go to, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and positioned a listing of Rs 100968 crore claiming that the cash the Centre owes to the state authorities in GST arrears and different segments associated to the central authorities schemes, sources within the Trinamool Congress stated.

In the 45-minute assembly, the CM additionally raised the problem of utilizing the central businesses that are summoning Trinamool Congress functionaries.

Taking a jibe at Mamata-Modi assembly, the CPI(M) and Congress described it as part of her “setting” plan to settle an underneath the desk take care of the BJP.

Mamata’s Delhi go to and assembly with Modi is claimed to be politically important within the backdrop of the arrest of Partha Chatterjee, former commerce and industries minister in Bengal cabinet who was third-in-command within the TMC, by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in alleged college recruitment rip-off in the course of the politician’s tenure as schooling minister.

“In the meeting, the CM mentioned about Rs 90,000 crore which is the state government’s GST share and lying due with the Centre. She said unless the state gets its share, it will be difficult to clear the dues of the state government employees,” stated a senior TMC chief.

The chief stated Mamata additionally demanded Rs 5,561 crore which the Centre owes to Bengal authorities as labourer cost underneath 100-day job scheme. “She also mentioned about Rs 9,329 crore which the state is yet to get from the central government under the housing scheme for the poor people,” he added.

The state authorities determined to carry launch of funds underneath 100-day job scheme since December final yr citing anomalies discovered by the Centre’s monitoring groups which visited Bengal on two events. The Centre can be but to launch the labour funds for Bengal in 2022-23 fiscal.       

On a number of event, Mamata raised the problem of financial blockade which the Centre is finishing up by not clearing the fund meant for 100-day job scheme and the state’s GST arrears. She had written a quantity letters to to the Prime Minister requesting him to clear the dues.

CPI(M)’s central committee member Sujan Chakrabarty described the assembly a mere eye-wash. “It is clear that she flew to Delhi to settle a deal with the BJP to protect her corrupt party leaders from the central agencies. The ED already interrogated her nephew Abhishek Banerjee on two occasions in connection with a money laundering case linked to coal smuggling being probed by the CBI,” he stated.

Congress state president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury echoed Chakrabarty saying after Chatterjee’s arrest, Bengal CM landed in Delhi to guard her personal males who’re going through corruption fees.

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who’s on a four-day Delhi go to, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and positioned a listing of Rs 100968 crore claiming that the cash the Centre owes to the state authorities in GST arrears and different segments associated to the central authorities schemes, sources within the Trinamool Congress stated.

In the 45-minute assembly, the CM additionally raised the problem of utilizing the central businesses that are summoning Trinamool Congress functionaries.

Taking a jibe at Mamata-Modi assembly, the CPI(M) and Congress described it as part of her “setting” plan to settle an underneath the desk take care of the BJP.

Mamata’s Delhi go to and assembly with Modi is claimed to be politically important within the backdrop of the arrest of Partha Chatterjee, former commerce and industries minister in Bengal cabinet who was third-in-command within the TMC, by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in alleged college recruitment rip-off in the course of the politician’s tenure as schooling minister.

“In the meeting, the CM mentioned about Rs 90,000 crore which is the state government’s GST share and lying due with the Centre. She said unless the state gets its share, it will be difficult to clear the dues of the state government employees,” stated a senior TMC chief.

The chief stated Mamata additionally demanded Rs 5,561 crore which the Centre owes to Bengal authorities as labourer cost underneath 100-day job scheme. “She also mentioned about Rs 9,329 crore which the state is yet to get from the central government under the housing scheme for the poor people,” he added.

The state authorities determined to carry launch of funds underneath 100-day job scheme since December final yr citing anomalies discovered by the Centre’s monitoring groups which visited Bengal on two events. The Centre can be but to launch the labour funds for Bengal in 2022-23 fiscal.       

On a number of event, Mamata raised the problem of financial blockade which the Centre is finishing up by not clearing the fund meant for 100-day job scheme and the state’s GST arrears. She had written a quantity letters to to the Prime Minister requesting him to clear the dues.

CPI(M)’s central committee member Sujan Chakrabarty described the assembly a mere eye-wash. “It is clear that she flew to Delhi to settle a deal with the BJP to protect her corrupt party leaders from the central agencies. The ED already interrogated her nephew Abhishek Banerjee on two occasions in connection with a money laundering case linked to coal smuggling being probed by the CBI,” he stated.

Congress state president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury echoed Chakrabarty saying after Chatterjee’s arrest, Bengal CM landed in Delhi to guard her personal males who’re going through corruption fees.