WB Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Meets PM Modi And Home Minister Amit Shah, Submits 48-page Report Detailing Law-and-order Situation In The State To MHA: Sources

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West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Sunday met Home Minister Amit Shah. Sources said that the West Bengal governor submitted a 48-page report prevailing situation of law and order issue in the state. However, after the meeting, the governor did not say anything about the report and reiterated that his meeting was a courtesy meeting.

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Updated On:

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Sunday met Home Minister Amit Shah. Sources said that the West Bengal governor submitted a 48-page report prevailing situation of law and order issue in the state. However, after the meeting, the governor did not say anything about the report and reiterated that his meeting was a courtesy meeting.

"I discussed the general situation of the state with the Prime minister and the same thing with the home minister. The agenda of the meet was to only extend my best wishes for his second term," he said after the meeting.

Although he did not reply when asked if his move hints the imposition of president rule in the state of West Bengal, on Trinamool rejecting the MHA advisory he said: "it is Mamata Banerjee's job," WB governor added.

This is the second meeting between West Bengal governor Tripathi and Home Minister Amit Shah. The first meeting at night on June 9. 

Earlier on his way to meet the Prime Minister expressed concern about the clashes between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP on Saturday in North 24 Parganas district in which four persons were killed.

On media reports that he would be submitting a report on the violence during his meeting with Modi, the governor had said before the meeting, "There is no such thing scheduled. I did not have time earlier to go to Delhi to congratulate Modi and had sought time for a meeting with the PM. I have been given time tomorrow." 

READ: Trinamool responds to MHA over law and order situation in West Bengal, says advisory issued 'without verifying ground reality'

Meanwhile, Home Minister Amit Shah is holding a high-level meeting on the internal security of the country. Apart from Amit Shah, other officials of Home Ministry, including Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, NSA Ajit Doval, IB Chief, RAW Chief are present in this meeting. According to sources, the situation in West Bengal is also being discussed in this meeting.

READ: "Enough is Enough": Mamata Banerjee says no to BJP's victory rallies in West Bengal, instructs police to take 'legal, lawful and strong' action

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