Days after defying the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to arrest him if they could, Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) Supremo Mamata Banerjee took yet another swipe at the camp. saffron Wednesday. She said that if her family members received notice from central agencies, she would fight it legally although it has become “difficult these days” to do so, news agency PTI reported.
His statement comes a day after the Law Enforcement (ED) Directorate summoned TMC’s General Secretary and Banerjee’s nephew of Mamata, Abhishek Banerjee, to report to the agency’s office. Kolkata on Friday September 2 in connection with the alleged coal scam case.
Stating she has ‘faith in the justice system’, Banerjee told reporters that if it’s proven she’s trespassed on property or helped someone do the same, ‘she can be bulldozed’ .
“BJP alleges proceeds of coal scam go to Kalighat but do not name anyone; does the money go to Maa Kali? asked the chief minister.
Kalighat, located in the southern part of Kolkata, is famous for its Kali Mandir (Kali Temple) and Banerjee’s house is located there.
While addressing a rally to celebrate the founding day of the student wing of TMC on Monday, Banerjee vowed to dethrone the Center BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
Apart from summoning the ED to Abhishek, a petition has been filed in the Kolkata High Court by lawyer Arijit Majumdar alleging that there has been an exponential increase in the wealth of the Chief Minister’s family since 2011, when the TMC came to power in Bengal, ending the 34-year left-wing rule.
The PIL also demanded an investigation into the matter by federal agencies.
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