Scindia was in Kolkata to take stock of the organization of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Dum Dum Lok Sabha constituency.
The aviation minister told reporters that the level of corruption in the state was shocking and unprecedented.
Scindia alleged, “The TMC government has crossed all limits of misgovernance and corruption.
Kolkata: After the arrest of West Bengal Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee in the Teacher Recruitment Scam, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia alleged that the Trinamool Congress is running a ‘government of the corrupt’ in the state.
Attacking the Trinamool Congress (TMC)-led state government, the Civil Aviation Minister told reporters that the level of corruption in the state was “shocking and unprecedented”. Limits crossed. The level of corruption in the state is shocking and unprecedented. TMC government is no longer for the people but for the corrupt. The whole government is immersed in corruption.
Chatterjee was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with its probe into the job scam, which allegedly took place during a recruitment drive by the School Service Commission (SSC). Chatterjee was the state education minister when the alleged irregularities happened.
Scindia was in Kolkata to take stock of the organization of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Dum Dum Lok Sabha constituency, for which he has been appointed ‘Migration Minister’.
The BJP had lost this seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The BJP has identified 144 Lok Sabha seats and given the responsibility of organization of the party on those seats to senior leaders before the 2024 elections. Scindia took a metro ride from Dakshineswar to Baranagar and interacted with the local people. He also held closed-door organizational meetings in different parts of the constituency.
Tags: Jyotiraditya Scindia, Mamata Banerjee, West bengal
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 23, 2022, 21:12 IST