After Calcutta HC Orders 7 Probes In Twenty Days, Mamata Banerjee Calls For Emergency Meeting

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called for an emergency meeting on Wednesday with state law ministers. She has called the meeting to discuss series of cases in the state under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe. State law minister Moloy Ghatak, senior lawyer and MP, Kalyan Banerjee and other Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders will be attending the meeting. It will be held in the state secretariat. Meeting will focus on understanding the legalities behind the current situation in the state and the way forward.

Under CBI probe of cases began on March 25 when the Calcutta High Court ordered a CBI probe in the Rampurhat violence case.  In the incident 9 people were killed. Opposition too had raised their voice against the incident. 

Following this, the court ordered CBI probe in:

  • SSC recruitment (alleged corruption and irregularities in recruitment of teachers job).
  • SLST recruitment (alleged corruption and irregularities in recruitment of teachers under state level selection test).
  • Bhadu Sheikh’s murder (TMC panchayat chief in Rampurhat was killed by throwing bombs and in retaliation his associates torched 8 houses where 9 people killed.
  • Murder of Congress councilor Tapan Kandu (gunned down by assailants on bike)
  • Unnatural death of eyewitness Niranjan Baishnab (His dead body was found hanging inside his house. His wife demanded a CBI enquiry)
  • Nadia minor rape case
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