At a time when Union Home Minister Amit Shah was launching a scathing assault on the Trinamool Congress and the West Bengal Government throughout a BJP rally in central Kolkata on Wednesday, the state’s Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee made a counterclaim within the Assembly. She mentioned that those that turned the folks of the nation into beggars at the moment are labeling her celebration leaders as thieves.
“The BJP has bought all the things. They have offered a variety of Public Sector Units. They are denying reliable funds to the state authorities for the assorted centrally-sponsored schemes. The Union Government is accumulating large quantities within the type of the Goods and Services Tax from West Bengal and nonetheless they’re denying our dues.
“Before the elections, the BJP sends central teams alleging political violence and after the polls it sends central agencies to the houses of Trinamool Congress legislators, ” the Chief Minister mentioned.
Speaking on the event, she additionally issued a notice of warning for the BJP legislators. “We are keeping a watch on who all are hiding their ill-gotten wealth and where they are hiding it. You are in power in New Delhi and hence you can use central agencies against us. But when you will be out of power you will have to pay for the tortures inflicted on the common people, ” she mentioned.
The chief minister additionally made it amply clear that the state authorities was not ready to pay Dearness Allowance (DA) to the state authorities staff at par with the central authorities staff and arrears accrued on it.
“Payment of DA is not mandatory on part of the state government. It is an option. The state exchequer is being drained because of repaying the accumulated dues left back by the previous Left Front regime. But we compensate that with additional annual leaves for the state government employees, ” she mentioned.