Mamata Banerjee

Taking on the Congress for opposing the CAA, he said: "When the partition took place, there were 30 per cent Hindus in both East and West Pakistan. Today, there are just 3 per cent Hindus in Pakistan and 7 per cent Hindus in East Pakistan (Bangladesh). I want to ask the blind and deaf Congress leaders, where are my Hindu, Sikh, Sindhi brothers."

During the meeting, the Chief Minister also raised concerns about the funds allocated by the Centre concerning 'Cyclone Bulbul' that had hit the state in November.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived here on a two-day visit to West Bengal. Ahead of his visit, the members of the Students Federation of India (SFI) staged a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).The students took to the streets holding placards with — ‘Go Back Modi’ and ‘United Against Fascism.’ Protests have been happening across the country ever since the law received the Presidential assent last month.

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.

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.

Banerjee has been a vocal opponent of the CAA and NRC. She has also said that both CAA and NRC will be not implemented in the state.

"He (Modi) is the Prime Minister of India, but always talks about Pakistan. Why? We are Indians and we will definitely discuss our national issues," she said.

Speaking at a public rally in Kolkata on Thursday, Banerjee had said that she would tell all the students to continue their protest against the CAA and NRC in a democratic manner.

TMC supporters held party flags and raised slogans during a protest rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019, and National Register of Citizens in Kolkata on Thursday.

"I came here because West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken a stand that states CAA is against the persecuted people," Fadnavis said.