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Centre refutes denying permission to Mamata to visit Chicago

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Centre on Thursday said it did not deny permission to Chief Minister to visit on 125th historic speech.

"We did not receive any request for clearance regarding the visit of Ms to for any event. Reports about the denial of permission are, therefore, not true," said in response to

Banerjee had on Tuesday alleged that "evil forces" threatened the Ramakrishna Mission, forcing it to cancel her trip to

"I think some evil forces had hatched a conspiracy. They did not want to organise the programme there. They also didn't want us, people of Bengal, to attend it. It pained me and saddened me a lot," Banerjee said while speaking at the Ramakrishna Mission's global in district.

The had invited Banerjee to be the chief guest at the event which was to be held on August 26 at the

Banerjee had to call off her scheduled trip after the organisers wrote to her that the event had been cancelled due to "unforeseen difficulties" and "demise of a monk".



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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 18:36 IST