Speaking to the media after a 20-minute meeting with Shah, the Governor said he informed the Minister about the situation in the state where about a dozen supporters of the BJP and the ruling Trinamool Congress have died in street violence in recent days.
Before leaving for Delhi, Tripathi told reporters in Kolkata: "I had sought an appointment for a courtesy meeting with the Prime Minister either on June 9 or 10, or June 14 or 15. It is only a matter of chance that he gave me an appointment on June 10."
"And in the meantime, the incident (at Sandeshkhali) happened," he added.
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