Kolkata: A delegation of Trinamool Congress
(TC) leaders on Saturday met West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan and
asked him to take action against the Left Front government in
the state for the alleged `state-sponsored terrorism`.
"We told the governor that state-sponsored terrorism is
going on with complete breakdown of the constitutional
machinery and he should take action within constitutional
means," party Secretary-General and Leader of Opposition
Partha Chatterjee told reporters after the meeting.
Chatterjee accused the CPI(M) for "unleashing violence"
upon a large number of TC workers in Salboni in West Midnapur
district and said many of his party members were being
indiscriminately arrested to obstruct campaigning for the May
30 civic elections.
"The governor told us that he would take appropriate
steps within constitutional provisions," he added.
The Trinamool delegation included party MP Somen Mitra
and the new Vice-President Subrata Mukherjee who rejoined TC
recently after quitting the Congress.
Meanwhile, CPI(M) leader Md Selim attacked the Trinamool
Congress saying that the party which was responsible for
violence and a reign of terror was raising a hue and cry over