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Mamata leaves for Delhi to attend Niti Aayog prog, meeting with PM likely

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday afternoon left Kolkata for a four-day trip to New Delhi, where she was to meet opposition leaders, besides attending a Niti Aayog programme

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MAY 31, 2022** Purulia: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses TMC workers' meet, in Purulia. (PTI Photo)
Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister on Thursday afternoon left Kolkata for a four-day trip to New Delhi, where she was likely to meet senior opposition leaders, besides attending a programme, scheduled to be held on August 7, official sources said.

The TMC supremo will also be meeting party MPs at Rajya Sabha member Sukhendu Sekhar Roy's residence in the capital, shortly after reaching there in the evening, they said.

Banerjee is primarily visiting New Delhi is to take part in the session, but the sources stated that a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi was likely on the cards.

According to the official sources, the TMC boss might on Saturday hold discussions over certain political matters with non-Congress opposition leaders at the central hall of Parliament.

During her stay there, the CM could pay a visit to President Droupadi Murmu.

Banerjee was expected to return to Kolkata on Monday, the sources added.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Thu, August 04 2022. 17:16 IST
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