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'The way Guv spoke to me, I once thought of quitting, says Mamata Banerjee

Adding to series of allegations against West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused him of threatening her and said that he was acting like a "BJP block president".


By   |  Updated On : July 04, 2017 11:01 PM
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi :  

Adding to series of allegations against West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused him of threatening her and said that he was acting like a "BJP block president".

"He (Governor) threatened me over phone. The way he spoke taking the side of BJP, I felt insulted. I have told him that he cannot talk like this," Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat.

"He (the governor) is behaving like a block president of BJP. He should understand that he has been nominated to the post...," she said.

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"He talked big on law and order. I am not here at the mercy of anyone. The way he spoke to me, I once thought of leaving (the chair)," she said. 

First Published: Tuesday, July 04, 2017 06:24 PM


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