‘False’ Cases Against West Bengal Opposition Leaders: Home Ministry Seeks Urgent Report From Mamata Banerjee Govt

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sought an “urgent” report from the West Bengal government on allegations of “false and fabricated” cases being filed against opposition leaders and activists in the state. The move comes after the Prime Minister’s Office wrote a letter to the Ministry of Home Affairs and forwarded a letter written by Shubhendu Adhikari, Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly and BJP MLA, alleging “false and fabricated” cases Were. Opposition leaders and party workers allegedly by the West Bengal government.

This letter was sent by Union Home Under Secretary Mrityunjay Tripathi to West Bengal Chief Secretary HK Dwivedi on March 10. Suvendu Adhikari alleging false and fabricated cases against opposition leaders and party workers by the Government of West Bengal,” the letter sent to the Government of West Bengal said.

The letter from the Ministry of Home Affairs said, “Since the issue raised in the petition pertains to the Government of West Bengal, it is requested that the matter may kindly be looked into appropriately and a report on the matter may be submitted to this Ministry immediately.” Go.” ,

In July 2021, the officer had alleged that he was being subjected to “political vendetta” as he was the leader of an opposition party and cases were filed against him with “false claims”. He then approached the Calcutta High Court seeking a direction to quash the FIR against him.

The officer had also requested in the writ petition to transfer the criminal cases against him to the CBI for “impartial investigation”.