West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday mentioned that the Centre is interfering along with her authorities by transferring three IPS officers, and expressed gratitude to her counterparts of Punjab, Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan for voicing solidarity with the state on the problem.
She additionally thanked Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M Okay Stalin who has described the “unilateral switch” of three West Bengal IPS officers by the BJP-led central authorities as “autocratic and anti-federal”.
Captain Amarinder Singh, Arvind Kejriwal, Bhupesh Baghel and Ashok Gehlot, chief ministers of Punjab, Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan respectively, not too long ago alleged that the Centre’s order transferring the officers is interference within the functioning of West Bengal’s administration.
Whereas Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan are ruled by the Congress, Delhi is dominated by the Aam Aadmi Social gathering(AAP).
In a tweet, Banerjee mentioned, “Centre is openly interfering with State Govt functioning by transferring cops. My gratitude to @bhupeshbaghel @ArvindKejriwal @capt_amarinder @ashokgehlot51 & @mkstalin for exhibiting solidarity to individuals of Bengal & reaffirming their dedication to federalism. Thanks!”
The three IPS officers have been accountable for the safety of BJP nationwide president J P Nadda whose convoy was attacked by alleged Trinamool Congress activists throughout his latest go to to West Bengal, the place Meeting polls are due subsequent 12 months. The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress authorities within the state is opposing the Centre’s transfer.
In one other tweet 4 days in the past, Banerjee had termed the order of the Ministry of House Affairs, searching for the deputation of three IPS officers of West Bengal cadre, a misuse of energy and her authorities wouldn’t cow-down earlier than “expansionist” and “undemocratic” forces.
In the identical tweet, the Trinamool Congress supremo had claimed that the Centre’s transfer was towards the tenets of a federal construction.