West Bengal governor Dhankhar says country is apprehensive of violent elections in Bengal – kolkata

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday claimed that the entire country is apprehensive of a bloodied and violent meeting election in the state, and requested the police and administration to take care of neutrality.

It shall be a large blow to the democratic system if public servants are engaged in political work and there can’t be a much bigger problem than this to the rule of legislation, he stated.

“There is only one discussion in the country, which is apprehension that the elections in West Bengal will be bloodied and will be tainted by violence,” Dhankhar informed a press convention throughout a go to to Purulia.

The governor urged the administration, the police and likewise the media to create an environment for a violence-free meeting ballot due in April-May this yr.

Dhankhar stated that will probably be a blow to the ballot course of if voters are intimidated and authorities functionaries get entangled in political work.

He urged the federal government equipment to be impartial and to make sure that individuals get to train their voting rights in a free and honest method throughout the meeting elections.

The governor had on Wednesday alleged that free and honest elections will not be held in West Bengal and folks can not train their franchise with out worry.

The ruling Trinamool Congress, which has been at loggerheads with Dhankhar since he grew to become governor in July final yr, has urged President Ram Nath Kovind to take away him, claiming that he has been working in an unconstitutional method.

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TMC writes to President seeking recall of Bengal governor Dhankhar – kolkata

West Bengal’s ruling TMC Wednesday intensified its warfare of attrition with Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, demanding his recall for “transgressing constitutional limits”.

An indignant Dhankhar shot again, claiming free and honest elections should not held within the state and that it’s his responsibility to guarantee folks train their franchise with out concern.

A group of TMC MPs has despatched a letter to the President on Tuesday itemizing “all such transgressions” by Dhankhar in latest instances and urged him to take motion as per Article 156, Clause 1 of the Constitution, the celebration’s Rajya Sabha MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy advised reporters right here.

“The governor holds office during the pleasure of the President as per Article 156, Clause 1. We have urged the President to withdraw the pleasure, which translates into removing this governor,” Roy mentioned.

The related article of the Constitution relates to a state governor holding workplace so long as the President doesn’t withdraw the “pleasure”.

“We have noticed that since he arrived in the state in July last year, he has been regularly tweeting, holding press meets and participating in TV discussions, where he is regularly passing comments on the functioning of the state government, our officers, ministers, the chief minister, even once on the conduct of the speaker of the assembly. Every such action is violative of his constitutional rights,” Roy mentioned.

Alleging that Dhankhar has been making such statements within the public on the behest of the BJP-led authorities on the Centre to embarrass the TMC authorities within the state, Roy mentioned, “This had never happened earlier in the 75-year-long history of West Bengal. If he has to say anything, he can communicate that in the way as provided to him by the Constitution, not by tweeting or holding press meets.” Dhankhar, who has been locked in a seemingly interminable battle with the Mamata Banerjee authorities, shot again, asserting his responsibility is to be certain that folks get the chance to train their franchise with out concern.

“Free and fair elections without fear are not held (in the state),” Dhankhar advised reporters throughout a go to to a temple within the western half of town.

The governor mentioned it doesn’t concern him for whom the folks vote, however it’s his responsibility to ensure that they get to train their franchise with none intimidation.

He additionally urged the federal government equipment to be impartial through the West Bengal Assembly elections seemingly in April- May subsequent 12 months.

Dhankhar has usually accused the state’s civil and police administration of succumbing to the strain exerted by the Mamata Banerjee authorities.

Roy cited Dhankhar’s assertion seeking expenditure particulars of the Bengal Business Summit, his demand for an apology from the chief minister over some of her latest feedback and his “threat to 25 IPS officers” as cases of the governor “violating his rights and limitations”.

“He has also said it is his duty to ensure free and fair polls. Who is he? It is the domain of the Election Commission. Similarly, only the CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General of India) has the authority to seek details of the expenses of state-organised events like the Bengal Business Summit,” Roy mentioned.

“A constitutional head chosen by the Centre cannot interfere in the functioning of the state in this way. It is akin to interference in the parliamentary system. He is intentionally doing these things. He is not fit to occupy the seat of the governor which he has been occupying,” Roy mentioned.

Reacting to the event, BJP nationwide basic secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya mentioned the governor is performing his constitutional responsibility as he finds that the state authorities will not be performing its features correctly on sure parameters.

“I don’t think the TMC’s action of moving the President for the removal of the governor will have any impact. The President will go by his own understanding of the governor’s role,” he advised reporters.

“The governor is acting within the constitutional parameters as the head of the state. The TMC is doing this as it is scared,” the senior BJP chief added.

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‘Kindly consider action against Governor of West Bengal’: TMC urges President – kolkata

The acrimonious relationship between the Trinamool Congress and West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhakhar nosedived additional on Tuesday, with the state’s ruling occasion sending a memorandum to the President of India urging him to take action against Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.

“Kindly consider initiating action against Jagdeep Dhankhar, Governor of West Bengal for his acts of omission and commission taking into account all legal, constitutional aspects together, before it is too late for the people of West Bengal,” the memorandum stated.

The six-web page memorandum with annexures working as much as 14 pages was signed by 5 senior parliamentarians of the occasion together with Sudip Banerjee chief of the TMC parliamentary occasion within the Lok Sabha and Derek O’Brien, chief of the TMC parliamentary occasion in The Rajya Sabha.

“Clause 1 of Article 156 of the Indian Constitution says the Governor shall hold office during the pleasure of the President. In the memorandum we have urged the President to consider withdrawing his pleasure for holding office of Governor of West Bengal by Jagdeep Dhankhar for serious breach of oath of his office,” stated Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, chief whip of TMC in Rajya Sabha.

There was no response from Dhakhar until 5 pm.

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The TMC in its memorandum has raised a number of allegations against Dhankhar together with issuing provocative statements, defaming senior bureaucrats and law enforcement officials, transgressing upon the jurisdiction of constitutional authorities and refusing to signal payments handed by the state meeting. It additionally cited a number of tweets by the Governor some of which the TMC alleged had been focused against the chief minister.

The memorandum additionally criticized the Union residence minister of spreading canards against the state authorities.

“Union home minister Amit Shah spread canards against the government of West Bengal during his visit to the state in November,” the memorandum stated.

Meanwhile, the BJP has reacted sharply to the event. Samik Bhattacharya, BJP spokesperson in West Bengal stated, “The TMC-ruled government has not been able to answer any of the questions raised by the Governor and is hence attacking him. Shah has not spread any canards. He has given statistics. Mamata Banerjee has not been able to answer any of the questions and issues raised by Shah”.

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Sourav Ganguly meets Bengal governor, invites him to Eden Gardens – kolkata

Home / Kolkata / Sourav Ganguly meets Bengal governor, invites him to Eden Gardens

While Ganguly didn’t touch upon the assembly, Raj Bhawan officers described it as a courtesy name.

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Updated: Dec 27, 2020, 23:18 IST


Sourav Ganguly met West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(@jdhankhar1/Twitter )

BCCI president and former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly met West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar for greater than an hour on the Raj Bhawan in Kolkata on Sunday afternoon.

While Ganguly didn’t touch upon the assembly, Raj Bhawan officers described it as a courtesy name. Ganguly drove into the Raj Bhawan campus in a luxurious automobile round 4.30 pm.

“Had interaction with ‘Dada’ @SGanguly99 President @BCCI at Raj Bhawan today at 4.30 PM on varied issues. Accepted his offer for a visit to Eden Gardens, oldest cricket ground in the country established in 1864,” Dhankhar tweeted within the night together with pictures of the assembly.

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Ganguly is without doubt one of the personalities from the non-political world whose identify has been making the rounds as a possible chief ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the approaching meeting elections in West Bengal.

The former skipper has nonetheless brushed apart such speculations though he by no means categorically acknowledged that he won’t be a part of politics.

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Telangana Governor advocates for the promotion of Bhagavad Gita among younger generation – art and culture

Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday stated that it was excessive time that the younger generation ought to inculcate the behavior of studying Bhagavad Gita.

The Bhagavad Gita is a Hindu scripture that’s half of the epic Mahabharata. It is a compilation of dialogues between Pandava prince Arjuna and Lord Krishna throughout the Kurukshetra warfare.

Speaking at the digital inaugural of the Gita Jnana Saptaham launched by the Samskrita Bharati in affiliation with the Pragna Bharati and the Impact Foundation from the Raj Bhavan, Soundararajan stated the Bhagavad Gita prepares everybody properly to face any scenario in life with confidence and overcome despair and despair. She stated that many nice personalities together with Mahatma Gandhi and Swami Vivekananda bought inspiration from the Bhagavad Gita.

Describing the Bhagavad Gita as the world’s finest and everlasting character growth guide ever, the Governor acknowledged that it provides options to many issues confronted by mankind. “It has got universal and contemporary relevance. It motivates us to perform our bounden duty with utmost dedication and sincerity and remain detached from the results,” she added.

The Governor acknowledged that many research in numerous international locations have proved the useful results of Bhagavad Gita recitation. “Reading of Gita guides us all and shows us the path suitable to us in excelling in our chosen fields,” she careworn.

The Governor lauded the efforts of the Samskrita Bharati, Pragna Bharati, and the Impact Foundation for their efforts in selling the Bhagavad Gita via the Gita Jnana Saptaham programme.

(This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.)

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