West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who’s on a four-day go to to the nationwide capital, is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Issues pertaining to the Border Security Force (BSF) and the event of the state are likely to come up throughout discussions.
The BSF, which was solely empowered to take motion up to fifteen kilometres within the states of Punjab, West Bengal, and Assam, has now been authorised to lengthen its jurisdiction up to 50 km with none hurdle or permission both from central or state governments. The West Bengal CM had opposed the transfer.
While leaving Kolkata on Monday, Banerjee stated, “I’ve an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the day after tomorrow, concerning the BSF problem and different growth problems with Bengal.”
She stated legislation and order is a state topic and West Bengal’s borders with Bangladesh have been utterly peaceable.
Banerjee had visited Delhi in July this 12 months. It was her first go to after Trinamool Congress returned to energy within the Bengal Assembly polls. During her final go to too, she had met PM Modi.
This time, Mamata Banerjee will keep within the nationwide capital until November 25. The go to comes days forward of the winter session of Parliament which is scheduled to start on November 29.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, former JD(U) Rajya Sabha MP Pavan Varma and Congress chief Kirti Azad and Ashok Tanwar joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) within the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
(With inputs from companies)
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