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Mamata Banerjee refuses to leave office over army deployment at toll plazas

The Army said they were conducting routine exercise with full knowledge and coordination with West Bengal police

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

After a high drama over "deployment of army" at certain toll plazas in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee decided to stay put at the state secretariat 'Nabanna' on Thursday night, even after the force was removed from a toll plaza near it as per her demand. "I am the custodian of common people. So I can't leave them insecured. I will stay put here for the whole night and observe the situation," Banerjee told reporters at around 1.30 AM. About her demand that she would leave the office only when Armymen were removed from the second ...

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First Published: Fri, December 02 2016. 02:22 IST
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