Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari on Friday accused the Mamata Banerjee-led state government of “illegally diversion” of funds allocated by the Centre.
In this case, the officer has written a letter to Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman alleging that the West Bengal government is indulging in ‘misconduct’.
West Bengal’s LoP and BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari has written to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman alleging that the West Bengal government is illegally using the funds provided by the central government. pic.twitter.com/rR1nyqzPJg
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He said that the State Government has withdrawn huge amount from the account in which the State Government has deposited the State Fund. The official alleged that the Mamata Banerjee-led government withdraws money and then deposits it in the State Emergency Relief Fund (SERF) account; which is under the Chief Minister.
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The LOP alleged that the state government uses this money for purposes other than its original purpose.
In his letter, the BJP leader has urged the Union Minister to get the matter probed. He also mentioned that the officers appointed for the investigation should be those who are not influenced by the ruling party in West Bengal.
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