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Partha slams Guv for praising Beti Bachao over Kanyashree

Statesman News Service | Kolkata |

Ruling Trinamul Congress today came down heavily on Governor Keshari Nath Tripathy for putting Kanyasree at cross hairs with the Centre’s Beti Bachao scheme.

Taking a jibe at the Governor, party secretary general Partha Chatterjee said, “He is a senior person and a poet too. But he seems to be weak in mathematics.

The state has already spent Rs 500 cr in Kanyasree scheme while the Centre’s allocation to the Beti Bachao scheme all over the country is Rs 100 cr.”

Nudging further,Mr Chatterjee contended that he would have loved to ask him whether he would return to the BJP party fold after his term comes to an end as Governor of the state.

Earlier, on Friday Tripathy had on the sidelines of a programme at Salt Lake had put the Centre’s Beti Bachao scheme above in ramifications over the state’s Kanyasree, saying, “The Centre’s scheme is aimed at enhancing the girls’ role in development of the nation and the society, whereas Kanyasree is a limited financial package restricted to a particular state.”

Governor’s comments testerday came on the heels of a war of attrition between him and the state had barely been died down over the former’s convening of an administrative meeting concerning Malda divisional commissioner bypassing the state had raised the ruling party’s hackles as party leaders went all out to attack the constitutional head of the State even in the Parliament.

This had added further fuel to the fire on opening another front between the two more so when the chief minister Mamata Banerjee went a step further announced Rupasree to add value to give her rural ambition a further push ahead of the panchayat polls.