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Updated February 3rd, 2024 at 16:26 IST

Mamata Banerjee announces transfer of funds to 21 lakh unpaid MGNREGA workers

Mamata Banerjee announces transfer of funds to 21 lakh unpaid MGNREGA workers

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MGNREGA workers in Bengal
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MGNREGA Funds: CM of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, on Saturday announced that her government would transfer funds to the bank accounts of 21 lakh unpaid MGNREGA workers in the state by February 21.

Banerjee, who started a 48-hour-dharna in front of BR Ambedkar statue in Kolkata on Friday demanded the centre to release "unpaid dues" from the union government for various social welfare schemes.

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"We do not want to beg to BJP nor do we want BJP's alms.

"By February 21, we will transfer money to the bank accounts of 21 lakh workers who did not get the money even working for three years for the 100 days work scheme for the last 3 years," Banerjee announced from the dharna site.

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The TMC head also said that her party will go all out against the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls.

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Published February 3rd, 2024 at 16:26 IST

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