Foreign powers tried to dislodge LF govt in Bengal: Buddha

Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 21:48

Dankuni: Foreign powers tried to
destabilise the Left Front government in West Bengal, while
there were forces within the country also which tried to do
the same thing, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb
Bhattacharjee said on Thursday.

"Foreign powers have tried to dislodge the Left Front
government in the past and the conspiracy is still
continuing," the chief minister told an election rally here in
Hooghly district.

Stating that foreign powers had made an attempt to
dislodge the government by dropping arms in Purulia district
on December 17, 1995, he claimed that `the conspiracy was
continuing`.

He also said there were many forces in the country
bent upon dislodging the Left Front government.

The chief minister raked up Trinamool Congress` `huge
poll expenditure` and said "full bench of Election Commission
has arrived in Kolkata and our views have been submitted
before it.

"The Trinamool Congress has been spending huge sums of
money and we want to know from where it has come," he said.

Pointing out that the Trinamool used helicopters in
election campaign, Bhattacharjee said "Our party is not in a
position to hire helicopters for such purposes."

Bhattacharjee asserted he was confident the eighth
Left Front government would be a reality.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 21:48

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