West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar has accused the chief minister of not being responsible enough in relation to the Tablighi Jamaatis.
Bengaluru: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar and its chief minister Mamata Banerjee have always been at loggerheads.
Now, the Governor has accused the chief minister of not being responsible enough in relation to the Tablighi Jamaatis.
He has accused the chief minister of turning a blind eye towards Tablighi Jamaat members leaving for Bangladesh, despite having a lookout notice against them.
As per a popular website, as per Governor Dhankar, 19 Tablighi members left Kolkata on a bus for Bangladesh via the Haridaspur check-post. At the border authorities noticed that they had a pending lookout notice against them and were subsequently detained.
The Governor that the Tablighis were being kept at a quarantine centre in Kolkata and were ordered by DCP Crime, New Delhi to appear before it in seven days. The Tablighis though instead took a bus to go to Bangladesh before being eventually stopped at the border.
The Governor has further accused the Mamata government has not been respecting the centre’s guidelines on Tablighi Jamaat. However, on its part, Mamata’s government has dismissed the claims of the Governor. If further added that all rules have been followed.
It is also interesting to note that the West Bengal CM has expressed her helplessness in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
In a press conference, she said, “It is not in my hands anymore. Now I have nothing to do. You can sleep with corona by your side. Make it your pillow. I am sorry.”
She further blamed the railways for the spread of the virus.
She said, “If thousands can travel in crammed trains, I feel that temples and mosques can also open. I was the Railway Minister.
I know there are 20 to 25 coaches to a train. Thousands are travelling in a crammed condition for 48 hours. Those who are not infected are getting infected.”
Blaming the railways for the increased coronavirus cases in her state, Banerjee asked whether the railways has turned Shramik Special trains into ‘Corona Express’.
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Last Updated 1, Jun 2020, 4:52 PM