statesman news service
CHANDPARA (BONGOAN) 19 JUNE: The chief minister Mamata Banerjee  today asked Trinamul Congress all India general secretary Mukul Roy to file criminal defamation case against those political leaders who were spreading canards that Saradha chief Sudipto Sen has paid Rs 1.80 crore for her painting She said that she had maintained transparency and before the exhibition she had given all her paintings to her party organ Jago Bangla by filing affidavit.  She clarified that all sale proceeds of her paintings are made in cheque no cheque was given by Sudipto Sen. 
She also asked that its time for CPI-M to clarify how could they amass such wealth.
While kicking off her first panchayat poll campaign at Chandpara in Bongoan, she said it was her government that for the first time reserved 50 per cent seats for the women.
She requested the public to cast their votes in favour of Trinamul Congress for proper governance and development in  rural Bengal. She  appealed to the strong crowd which gathered at Chandpara to oust the CPM-Congress and BJP from rural Bengal.