Mamata’s troubles do not abate, now TMC MLA resigns from Asansol

Mamata Banerjee (Photo: ANI / Twitter)

A day earlier, Jitendra Tiwari had accused the state government of politicizing the funds received from the Center. Jitendra Tiwari has alleged that the state government is not allowing Asansol Municipal Corporation to use funds from the Center due to politics.

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    December 17, 2020, 5:17 PM IST

Kolkata. In West Bengal, the troubles of the ruling Trinamool Congress and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee are mounting ahead of the 2021 Assembly elections. Jitendra Tiwari (TMC leader Jitendra Tiwari), the party’s MLA and chairman of Asansol Municipal Corporation, has resigned following the Shubhendu officials. Jitendra Tiwari is likely to join the BJP on December 19 after resigning from the TMC.

According to sources, Jitendra Tiwari will join the BJP in an open public meeting in Medanipur in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Shubhendu officials. A day earlier, Jitendra Tiwari had accused the state government of politicizing the funds received from the Center. Jitendra Tiwari has alleged that the state government is not allowing Asansol Municipal Corporation to use funds from the Center due to politics.

A letter was written to the Urban Development Minister Hakeem

On Sunday, Jitendra Tiwari wrote a letter to Urban Development Minister Hakeem in which he said that the state government had given Asansol Municipal Corporation Rs. 2000 crore is not being allowed to be used. The funding was released under the Smart City project. Tiwari has also alleged that he had written to the doctor at least five times on the issue, but the letter written on Sunday was deliberately leaked by someone.She was to meet Mamata on December 18

After writing the letter, Jitendra Tiwari also called Mamata Banerjee. In this regard, he was scheduled to meet Mamata Banerjee on Friday, but before that he resigned from the post of administrator.

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