Friday, April 19, 2019
News

Mamata condemns Akhilesh snub

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday condemned the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh for preventing Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav from taking a flight to attend an event in Allahabad University.

"I've already spoken to yadavakhilesh. We all condemn the arrogant attitude of the so-called BJP 'leaders' who didn't allow Akhilesh to address the students," Banerjee tweeted.

She said Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani was also not allowed, questioning the sense of democracy in the country.

"Even @jigneshmevani80 was not allowed. Where is the democracy in our country? And they are giving lessons to everybody!"

Yadav wanted to take a private plane here, but was told by a senior district official that he did not have the permission to do so.

A fuming Yadav, a former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, who returned home after arguing with the airport officials for about two hours, said the state government was so scared of him that they stopped him from going to Allahabad University.

--IANS mgr/ssp/pgh/bg

( 172 Words)

2019-02-12-17:08:06 (IANS)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS ()
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
ED seizes Rs 82 crore gold from Hyderaba...
PIL in SC: Misquoting judicial orders is...
Four possible toehold spots for BJP in K...
Millions vote in second round of Lok Sab...
64% polling recorded in second phase in ...
BJP will get 'Vidai certificate' post po...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Notice to Samsung for not passing G... 
Siriwardana, Vandersay, Mendis in S... 
Continue to be sensitive to #MeToo ... 
Russell skips training after injuri... 
'Fuh se Fantasy' is different conce... 
PIL in SC: Misquoting judicial orde... 
Four possible toehold spots for BJP... 
Millions vote in second round of Lo...