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Campaigning back on track in Bengal

PM Modi called up Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and expressed his concern and directly asked Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to prepare a report.

india Updated: May 04, 2019, 20:46 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Kolkata/Midnapore
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee(PTI file photo)

After cyclone Fani weakened into a “severe depression” and moved course towards Bangladesh by Saturday morning, chief minister Mamata Banerjee resumed campaigning, as she had put them on hold to monitor relief efforts, a day after she had cancelled all her political programmes for 48 hours.

PM Modi called up Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and expressed his concern and directly asked Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to prepare a report.

An irked TMC secretary general and minister Partha Chatterjee said, “In a federal structural a state government has its own position and rights. The Modi government never respected that.”

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