Bengal Officer Caught In Mamata Banerjee-Centre Clash
Bengal Officer Caught In Mamata Centre Clash and Alapan Bandopadhyay, the official in the center recent flashpoint between Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been served notice by the Center for skirting a gathering led by the PM.
Mr Bandyopadhyay resigned yesterday as Bengal’s Chief Secretary and was promptly designated Chief Adviser by Mamata Banerjee, who had wouldn’t deliver him after the Center arranged his exchange on Friday.
A show-cause notice put out last evening requests that he clarify his nonappearance from PM Modi’s gathering on Cyclone Yaas in Bengal. The Center has served notice under the Disaster Management Act and requested that Mr Bandopadhyay react inside three days.
Mamata Banerjee and her group had on Friday asked off the gathering with PM Modi to survey the effect of Cyclone Yaas in Bengal and left after a short communication with the Prime Minister at the air base where he had arrived after an airborne audit. One of her explanations behind doing so was the presence of her previous helper turned-BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari at the gathering.
Mamata Banerjee has since affirmed she had other planned gatherings and because of terrible climate needed to fly out for those at the most punctual. She additionally said she left distinctly with the Prime Minister’s authorization.
The Center later blamed her for acting in an “appalling, ill bred and haughty way” and offending PM Modi. A similar evening, Ms Banerjee’s top official, Mr Bandopadhyay, got a review request and was approached to answer to the Center on Monday.
The Center’s show cause notice avoids the way that Mr Bandopadhyay didn’t do so yesterday. Ms Banerjee hit out at the Center for not giving a justification bringing Bengal’s top administrator to Delhi, calling it “grudge” and adding that she had seen nothing so “coldblooded”.
The show cause notice to Mr Bandyopadhyay centers around the survey meet contention and says on Friday, PM Modi and different individuals from his escort sat tight for almost 15 minutes for the officials of the Bengal government to show up.
“Taking into account the nonappearance, the Chief Secretary (Mr Bandyopadhay) was called by an authority concerning whether they needed to take part in the audit meeting or not. From there on, Chief Secretary showed up alongside Chief Minister of West Bengal inside the gathering room and left from that point promptly,” the Center says.
The notification has been given on the reason that the gathering that the official neglected to go to included “undertakings of the Center”.
The law says it’s the state government that can make a disciplinary move against an official working under the state, however for this situation, the notification follows the contention that the Chief Secretary “wouldn’t join in” an audit meet called by the Center.
Mr Bandyopadhyay resigned yesterday as Bengal’s Chief Secretary and was quickly designated Chief Adviser by Mamata Banerjee, who had would not delivery him after the Center arranged his exchange on Friday.
A show-cause notice put out last evening requests that he clarify his nonattendance from PM Modi’s gathering on Cyclone Yaas in Bengal. The Center has served notice under the Disaster Management Act and requested that Mr Bandopadhyay react inside three days.