New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday slammed the Trinamool Congress over corruption prices in opposition to its arrested former chief Partha Chatterjee, saying the occasion which used to lift “Maa, Maati, Manush” slogan now solely chants “cash, cash and cash”. BJP chief and Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi instructed a press convention right here that Chatterjee, arrested in a lecturers’ job rip-off, “owns a luxurious flat in Kolkata simply to maintain his canine”.
“I wish to remind the individuals of the nation that those that used to lift the slogan of Maa, Maati, Manush, (mom, motherland and other people) at this time they’re chanting just one phrase – cash, cash, cash,” she added.
The Enforcement Directorate arrested Chatterjee on July 23 in reference to its investigation into alleged irregularities within the recruitment drive by Faculty Service Fee (SSC). The central company has additionally arrested Chatterjee’s shut affiliate Arpita Mukherjee and seized crores of rupees in money from her residences in several elements of the town.
Chatterjee has been faraway from all organisational posts within the TMC and can stay suspended from the occasion until the time the investigation into the varsity recruitment rip-off is accomplished, senior chief occasion Abhishek Banerjee mentioned.
Banerjee, who’s the occasion’s nationwide normal secretary, additionally mentioned that doorways of TMC could be opened for Chatterjee provided that he was confirmed harmless.
“The TMC won’t help anybody discovered concerned in corruption. After at this time’s disciplinary committee assembly, it was determined that Partha Chatterjee shall be faraway from all occasion posts with rapid impact. He’ll stay suspended from the occasion until the investigation is over.