Business Standard

Mamata takes a dig at Centre, blames agencies for V G Siddhartha's demise

In the run-up to this year's General Elections, Banerjee had alleged that various agencies and institutions were being used by the Centre to intimidate political parties

The Bengal government has written to the Centre to convey its decision
Premium

Mamata Banerjee

Avishek Rakshit Kolkata
In the wake of the death of V G Siddhartha, founder of Cafe Coffee Day, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee took at a dig at the Centre over its policies and the state of economy alleging that the industry and the Indian economy were in a bad shape.

Expressing her shock over the incident, she wrote on Twitter, “From what he has expressed, it appears that he was greatly depressed due to harassment and pressure from different agencies for which he could not run his business in a peaceful manner. This he could not resist”.

“I hear from different

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jul 31 2019 | 6:17 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com