Governor violating constitutional norms, shouldn’t return to Bengal: TMC

The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal on Wednesday accused Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who’s on a go to to New Delhi, of violating constitutional norms and requested him to not return to the state.

The BJP, alternatively, alleged that it’s the TMC which has no respect for the Constitution and requested the Mamata Banerjee-led occasion to respect constitutional posts.

Dhankhar, who shares a strained relationship with the state authorities, went to the nationwide capital on Tuesday evening for a four-day journey. He had not specified any cause for the go to.

However, on Wednesday, the governor mentioned he met Union ministers Prahlad Joshi and Prahlad Singh Patel.

“Had useful interaction with Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs of India @JoshiPralhad on varied issues,” he tweeted.

In one other Twitter submit, Dhankhar mentioned, “Had useful deliberations with Union Minister for Culture, Tourism @prahladspatel Prahlad Singh Patel @MinOfCultureGoI on issues pertaining Victoria Memorial @victoriamemkol, Indian Museum @IndianMuseumKol @ezcckolkata @asiatic_society aimed at enhancing impact of these bodies.”

Senior TMC chief and occasion spokesperson Sougata Ray lashed out at Dhankhar for allegedly violating constitutional norms and never taking the state authorities into confidence over varied selections and statements he has made within the latest previous.

“We have never seen such a governor who has no regard for the Constitution and its norms. He has been violating every constitutional norm.

“According to our Constitution, the governor is supposed to act as per the instructions of the council of ministers headed by the chief minister. But he doesn’t follow any such norm and acts as per his whims and fancies,” Ray mentioned.

He questioned why he has gone to Delhi and is assembly union ministers. Ray’s occasion colleague and MP, Mahua Moitra, requested Dhankar to not return to the state.

“Uncleji going to Delhi on June 15th he says. Do us a favour WB Governor Sahib don’t come back,” she mentioned in a tweet.

The governor went to Delhi a day after a delegation of BJP MLAs petitioned him on alleged deterioration of the regulation and order state of affairs within the state.

Hours earlier than his departure to the nationwide capital, Dhankhar wrote a letter to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accusing her of being silent over post-poll violence within the state and never taking steps to rehabilitate the struggling folks”.

He shared the letter on Twitter and the state Home Department criticised the move claiming that it was violative of all established norms.

West Bengal BJP basic secretary Sayantan Basu supported Dhankhar and charged the TMC with not respecting the constitutional submit.

“The governor has done nothing unconstitutional. He has been working as per norms. It is the TMC and the state government which have been doing all sorts of unconstitutional things. Before talking about norms, the TMC should first learn to respect the chair,” Basu mentioned.

The TMC has shared an acrimonious relation with Dhankhar since its earlier time period within the authorities when he assumed workplace in July 2019.


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