The Mamata Banerjee authorities has as soon as once more tweaked the dates for the lockdown in West Bengal in August. That is not less than the third time that it has amended its authentic listing of lockdown dates, inviting offensives from the opposition events.
Two days of lockdown are already over. 5 extra days have been due on August 20, 21, 27, 28 and 31. However in an order Wednesday, the federal government dropped 28 August from its listing. If there was a lockdown on 28, the federal government mentioned, there would successfully be a shutdown for 5 days constantly as 29th Saturday is Muharram anyway, Sunday is a vacation and 31st is a lockdown as properly.
The opposition BJP and CPM have attacked the federal government alleging that dates have been tweaked just because 28th August is basis day of the Trinamool Chatra Parishad or pupil’s entrance. Yearly, Mamata Banerjee deal with a rally on the Gandhi statue within the coronary heart of the town on today.
In July, the day the federal government introduced the dates for lockdown in August, the chief minister had held two press meets inside an hour to make some corrections to the primary listing. The house division had issued a contemporary order with amended dates.
In early August, the federal government modified dates once more citing spiritual festivals and customs.
The BJP had requested the chief minister to withdraw the lockdown on fifth August, the day of the bhoomi poojan at Ayodhya however there was no response from the federal government.
BJP chief Dilip Ghosh had accused Mamata Banerjee of appeasement politics and mentioned her celebration must pay a worth for it in Meeting elections 2021.