Point to be noted is that Bengal CMThose who did not attend last year’s NITI Aayog meeting, on the grounds that it has no consequences for states, will meet PM Modi at a time when one of his cabinet ministers, Partha Chatterjee, is being probed by enforcement . Directorate.
The commission’s meeting between the chief ministers and the PM is also taking place at a time when non-BJP ruled states, including Bengal, have been accusing the Center of non-payment of goods and services tax and violating federal norms. The Bengal CM has also alleged that BJP-ruled states are being given additional benefits by depriving her of her state in respect of central schemes like the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.
Meanwhile, Banerjee’s party has decided to sever ties with opposition parties to stay away from the vice-presidential election instead of going for United VP candidate Margaret Alva, even as the TMC is in Parliament for 50 hours. The opposition of K has joined the ranks to start the dharna. on Wednesday. In that backdrop, the TMC chief is expected to interact with the opposition parties who came together during the presidential election on his initiative.
So it remains to be seen whether Banerjee rebuilds her bridges with the Congress and some other opposition parties, even as the TMC is part of the opposition camp in Parliament that coordinates floor management on issues against the government. .
The TMC chief is upset with the Congress and its allies taking decisions in the opposition camp without consulting their party.