Delhi : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Raj Bhawan and entreated him to reconsider at the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC). “I told him that we are opposed to CAA, NRC and NPR (National Population Register). We dont need all of us to be asked to go away the country… I requested him to rethink on CAA and NRC. We need that it (CAA) need to be withdrawn,” Ms Banerjee informed reporters after meeting the Prime Minister at Raj Bhawan.
The quick assembly between the two leaders happened quickly after Mr Modi arrived amidst big protests towards him on the problem of CAA and NRC in one of a kind parts of Kolkata. The PM after touchdown at Kolkata International Airport took an aerial course to the Race Course Ground from wherein his motorcade arrived at Raj Bhawan which is simplest multiple kilometres away. The Prime Minister will take part in an occasion at newly renovated Currency Building, inaugurate a mild and sound show at Millennium Park and will journey to Belur the headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission.
The Chief Minister said the Prime Minister told her talks at the CAA might be held in New Delhi. Describing the meeting as a “courtesy call” and a “constitutional obligation” Ms. Banerjee stated that she raised the problem of price range that the Centre owed the State. According to her the Centre owed Bengal ₹28,000 crore for several scheme along side additional ₹7,000 crore for cyclone Bulbul relief.