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Cong, Trinamool boycott CM’s meeting

kolkata Updated: Jun 28, 2009 10:26 IST
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The Congress and Trinamool Congress today boycotted an all-party meeting here in Nadia district where Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee was present.

The two parties boycotted the meeting, called to discuss development issues of the district, describing it as eyewash.

Main opposition party Trinamool Congress has boycotted a number of all party meetings called by the government on various issues.

Twelve MLAs of various Left Front constituents attended the meeting which discussed various issues like delay in distribution of SC-ST-OBC certificates and ration cards, law and problem in border areas, problem of implementation of 100-day job scheme, etc.

Later at a press conference, Bhattacharjee said camps would be held at SDO level by September to distribute SC-ST-OBC certificates.

He said the administration would focus on production of oil seeds and pulses and stress on the use of bio-fertiliser.

Bhattacharjee, who said it was an administrative review tour, said arsenic free water would reach every house of the district by 2010.

Besides holding a meeting with top district officials, the chief minister also talked to scientists of the horticulture department.