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Rahul Gandhi spoke Mamta Banerjee over Centre of misusing CBI and said, ‘we stand shoulder to shoulder with her’

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 4 February 2019, 9:59 IST

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has received the support from the various leaders of the opposition parties on Sunday after she began a dharna to protest against a CBI raid on the Kolkata Police Commissioner’s residence in connection with chit fund case.

She has also got the support of the Congress Chief President Rahul Gandhi and he also tweeted about his conversation with West Bengal CM.

He wrote, ‘ I spoke with Mamata Di tonight and told her we stand shoulder to shoulder with her. The happenings in Bengal are a part of the unrelenting attack on India’s institutions by Mr Modi & the BJP. The entire opposition will stand together & defeat these fascist forces.’

 

 

Among the leaders from the opposition parties who supported Banerjee was National Conference’s, Omar Abdullah. He also took to Twitter and expressed his support to her.

 

 

Also, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav also accused the Modi-led government of using the CBI as an election agent.

On the other side, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal slammed Centre ruling party and said that ‘Modi-Shah duo’s action is completely bizarre and anti-democracy’.

 

Also read: Kolkata Police-CBI face-off: Opposition backs CM Mamata Banerjee, calls CBI 'mala fide'

First published: 4 February 2019, 9:34 IST
 
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