West Bengal Update: DIG Quits, Saying Rajeev not an Impartial Officer

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Feb 05, 2019
  • The whole battle has changed into Mamta Government versus Modi government
  • Speculation about Presidential rule
  • More than 20 parties in support of Mamta
  • BJP accuse TMC of scandal
  • CRPF takes over CBI’s office security, took out route march

सीआरपीएफ के हाथ में सुरक्षा का जिम्मा

Joint director Pankaj Srivastava returned to Delhi after scrutinizing evidences throughout the day

Dharmatla, Kolkata 

Located in the center of Kolkata. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is sitting on a dharna since Sunday evening in protest of CBI inquiry into the Saradha chitfand case from Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and the government is being run from here. Here the cabinet meeting was held for the budget. The entire battle has changed into Mamta Government versus Modi Government. Both Trinamool Congress and BJP are showing power in the state. To support Mamata on this issue, many leaders including DMK leader Kanimozhi and RJD leader Tejeshvi Yadav are reaching out to support Mamta.

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Bihar’s Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said that when Congress was at its peak, President’s rule was easily implemented, but now this was not the situation. In the year 2005, the UPA government had enforced President’s rule in Bihar.

Though Mamta is getting support from political parties – mainly regional parties in opposition – one of Mamta’s close police officers, the DIG has parted ways with her. She has resigned. Ghosh says that Rajeev is not an impartial officer.

And, BJP’s Yogi is also being denied entry in West Bengal.

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The CBI has already filed a contempt plea against top Kolkata Police officers for obstructing investigation in the Saradha chit fund scam.
The Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar has also moved the Kolkata High Court seeking protection from CBI.
The scene will shift to CBI’s report presentation in Supreme Court today. This will decide the future course of investigation in the Saradha case.