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Governor meets Modi, Shah amid Bengal violence (2nd Lead)

IANS  |  New Delhi 

West Bengal on Monday met Prime and Home amid the violence in the state following the Lok Sabha elections.

Speaking to the media after a 20-minute meeting with Shah, the said he informed the about the situation in the state where about a dozen supporters of the BJP and the ruling have died in street violence in recent days.

Before leaving for Delhi, told reporters in Kolkata: "I had sought an appointment for a courtesy meeting with the 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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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 14:20 IST
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