- Trinamool Congress MP accuses Governor
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- Dhankhar’s dispute with Mamta government over law and order
In West Bengal, there is a tussle between Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over other issues including law and order. Meanwhile, TMC MP Mahua Moitra has taunted the Governor. He has accused Dhankhar of appointing his family members and acquaintances to the OSD posts in Raj Bhavan. He said that ‘Uncle Ji’ has brought his entire village and family to the
Mahua Mitra on Sunday claimed that the Governor’s family members and other acquaintances have been appointed as Officers on Special Duty (OSD) at the Raj Bhavan. Moitra shared a list on Twitter, which names Governor’s OSD Abhyuday Shekhawat, OSD-coordinator Akhil Choudhary, OSD-administration Ruchi Dubey, OSD-protocol Prasant Dixit, OSD-IT Kaustav S Valikar and newly-appointed OSD Kishan Dhankhar. . The Trinamool Congress MP also said that Shekhawat Dhankhar’s brother-in-law’s son, Ruchi Dubey is the wife of his former ADC Major Gorang Dixit and Prasanth Dixit’s brother. Walikar is the brother-in-law of Dhankhar’s current ADC Janardhan Rao while Kishan Dhankhar is another close relative of the governor.
Dhankhar was advised to find some other job
Moitra also reacted to Dhankhar’s tweet expressing concern about the law and order situation in West Bengal. He wrote on Twitter, ‘Uncle Ji, the ‘worrisome situation’ in West Bengal will improve if you apologize and go back to Delhi and find another job. Some suggestions are: 1. Become an advisor to Chief Minister Ajay Bisht Yogi on how best to handle the opposition. 2. Become an advisor to the Home Minister on how to best hide during the pandemic. And of course, when you go back, take your entire family with you to the Raj Bhavan in West Bengal.
‘We have every right to ask questions to the governor’
When contacted, the TMC MP said, “We all have a democratic right to ask him questions.” He keeps asking questions to the state government. I request him to see the mirror. He has brought his entire village and entire family to the Raj Bhavan.