Buddhadeb counters Chidambaram`s attack

Last Updated: Monday, April 25, 2011 - 23:47

Udaynarayanpur (WB): Responding to Home
minister P Chidambaram`s attack on the Left Front government
in West Bengal, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Monday
held him `fully responsible` for unrest in Kashmir and Andhra
Pradesh and asked him `to take care of his own business`.

"Chidambaram described us as the worst-governed state,
but he should give an account of how the central government is
functioning," Bhatacharjee retorted at a Left front election
rally here in Howrah district.

"I advise that the doctor should treat himself first
and not try to teach us as we are confident of taking care of
ourselves," he remarked.

Lashing out at Chidambaram`s assessment of the law and
order situation in the state, Bhattacharjee said, "It is
amazing that he is indifferent to the crime and murder being
committed by the Trinamool Congress."

Because of the central government`s `non-functioning`,
there is unrest in Kashmir and Andhra Pradesh where the
Telangana movement is gaining momentum, the chief minister

He also lashed out at Chidambaram for `breaking a Left
Front government in Tripura once`.

Expressing his determination to resist Maoists in the
state at any cost, he said, "I will like to know from the
home minister whether he overlooks the Maoist-Trinamool
Congress nexus."

Bhattacharjee claimed that the CPI-M`s vote percentage
would increase in West Midnapore district as a result of
today`s Chidambaram-addressed rallies at Garbeta and Keshpur.


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First Published: Monday, April 25, 2011 - 23:47

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