It’s a matter of “disgrace” for West Bengal that its persons are taking refuge in different states fearing violence, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar mentioned on Friday.
“Nothing might be extra shameful for us than individuals of West Bengal taking shelter in different states,” Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar mentioned whereas visiting the areas of Assam bordering Bengal to fulfill individuals from the state camped there.
Mr Dhankhar interacted with those that had taken refuge in a camp at Agomoni space of Dhubri.
The Governor, who’s concerned in a working feud with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over regulation and order state of affairs, mentioned historical past will choose the forms of West Bengal, police and administration.
“Historical past will choose the forms of West Bengal, police and administration… That is such a difficulty, the place no one has the fitting to play politics,” Mr Dhankar advised reporters.
“I don’t perceive until when will the tussle with the Governor, central forces, central authorities proceed. I’ve seen that in Cooch Behar. I really feel ashamed to talk to you on this. The individuals concern the police now, of going to the police station. The police is scared of the ruling occasion karyakartas. I’d not remark a lot as I’m not within the land of West Bengal. My solidarity with Assam. I want to convey this to the federal government of Assam,” mentioned the Governor.
Ignoring the recommendation of Chief Minister, the Governor visited Cooch Behar district on Thursday and accused the state authorities of not doing something to comprise the post-election violence.
“Even the media didn’t do something. It’s an open secret who the perpetrators had been,” he mentioned.
Requested in regards to the regulation and order state of affairs within the state, the Governor mentioned that he was not in favour of confrontation however champions cooperation.
“We’re heading in a fallacious route and there generally is a level of no return… the state of West Bengal is witnessing two massive points – Covid pandemic and post-election retributive violence,” he mentioned.
The Trinamool Congress management and the State authorities spoke in opposition to the Governor’s go to to areas in north Bengal.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee described the Governor’s go to to violence-affected areas as “unilateral proceedings” in opposition to established norms.