Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tears copies of new farm legal guidelines as he speaks at Delhi Legislative Assembly, on December 17, 2020. (PTI Photo)
The TMC authorities in Bengal led by Mamata Banerjee is strongly opposing the Centre’s transfer to ship three IPS officers, who have been concerned within the safety of BJP chief JP Nadda throughout his current go to to West Bengal, on central deputation.
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Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused the Centre ofblatantly interfering within the West Bengal administration, saying its transfer to switch cops within the state was an ”assault” on federalism. The TMC authorities in Bengal led by Mamata Banerjee is strongly opposing the Centre’s transfer to ship three IPS officers, who have been concerned within the safety of BJP chief JP Nadda throughout his current go to to West Bengal, on central deputation.
”I condemn the Centre’s blatant interference within the Bengal administration. Encroaching on the rights of states by trying to switch cops to Centre simply earlier than elections, is an assault on federalism and an try to destabilize,” Kejriwal tweeted. The three IPS officers have been accountable for the safety of Nadda whose convoy was attacked throughout his current go to to the state scheduled for Assembly polls in 2021.
The Centre needs them shifted on account of alleged dereliction of obligation that led to the assault on Nadda’s convoy in Diamond Harbour constituency of TMC MP and Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee. The West Bengal Chief Minister has slammed the Centre saying the transfer, notably earlier than the elections is towards the fundamental tenets of the federal construction. It’s ”unconstitutional” and fully unacceptable, she has stated.