PM Modi meets Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata

The Prime Minister will also unveil the plaque of 150 years of commemorative installation at the site of original Port Jetties and will inaugurate the upgraded ship repair facility of Cochin Kolkata Ship Repair Unit at Netaji Subhas Dry Dock along with other inaugurations on Saturday.

Written by January 11, 2020 17:26

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday during his visit to the city.

PM Modi meets Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata

The meeting, the first between the two leaders since protests erupted over the Citizenship Amendment Act, took place at the Raj Bhavan. Banerjee is also likely to share the dais with the Prime Minister at an event in the evening.

The West Bengal Chief Minister is at loggerheads with the BJP-led government over the Citizenship Amendment Act.

However, she has decided to stay away from the January 13 meeting of the Opposition parties convened by the Congress to protest against the Act over the “violence” by the Left and the Congress during the 24-hour general strike on Wednesday. (ANI)