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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the Centre can keep a share of 26 per cent in the Tajpur port project, a day after the Ministry of Shipping said that it will participate in the project only if offered 74 per cent stake.
"This is (Tajpur port project) the state's project and the Centre can keep a share of 26 per cent," Banerjee said.
State Finance Minister Amit Mitra would hold a meeting with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi tomorrow to solve the centre-state deadlock on setting up of the port project in Tajpur.
Mitra, who is currently in the national capital to participate in a meeting for rolling out of the GST, along with Chief Secretary Basudeb Bandyopadhyay, will be meeting Gadkari to sort out the issue, she said.
"Amit Mitra will meet Gadkari tomorrow on the issue related to port project in Tajpur," the West Bengal Chief Minister said.
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