Mamata Banerjee extends support to Arvind Kejriwal over NCT Bill

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday (March 18) wrote a letter to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal extending support over the contentious National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is a surgical strike on the federal structure of the Indian Republic,”, which the BJP government at the Centre has introduced in the Lok Sabha she said.

“It is evident to all that both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah have not been able to stomach the humiliating defeat the BJP suffered at the hands of the Aam Aadmi Party in Assembly elections. They want to govern Delhi by proxy, which is the real purpose of the proposed amendments to the GNCTD Act,” she stated.

Responding to her letter, Kejriwal tweeted: “Thank u Didi for ur solid support to the people of Delhi.

 

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