West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Monday described as "juvenile disorder" Mamata Banerjee reportedly demanding his arrest saying violence occurred in the state whenever he was away.
"I don't reply to such questions (on Banerjee's reported charge). It is a case of juvenile disorder," Bhattacharjee told reporters.
To a question on Trinamool Congress chief's opposition to the joint operations against Maoists, he said "it is unfortunate. A Union minister should not speak such language, especially when the prime minister himself has called Maoist threat as the greatest challenge to internal security.
"When the prime minister himself is making an observation, ministers should follow," he said, adding Manmohan Singh knew who was making what kind of statements.
"I have been trying to avoid comments on what the Railway Minister says. I don't take it seriously," he said.
Asked about his opinion on Trinamool slogan of 'Ma, Maati, Maanush', Bhattacharjee said "don't you know it is the name of a famous 'jatra' (open air theatre)? It is not her (Mamata) creation."