PM Modi called Mamata twice about Fani, but she was unavailable: PMO sources

NEW DELHI: Responding To Trinamool Congress Leaders Allegations That Premier Narendra Modi Only Spoke To The Governor About The Post-cyclone Situation In The State, Sources On Sunday Said Two Attempts Were Made To Contact The Prime Minister Mamata Banerjee And At Both Occasions It Was Said That The CM Was On Tour And Would Answer The Call.

Some Trinamool Leaders Have Claimed That The Prime Minister Had Summoned The Prime Minister Naveen Patnaik But Did Not Phone West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. The Claim Is Incorrect, A PMO Source Said.

The PMO Official Said Two Attempts Were Made On Saturday Morning By The Personnel Of PM ' To Connect Modes By Phone With Modes To The Prime Minister Of West Bengal.

The First Time The Staff Tried To Place The Conversation, It Was Told That The West Bengal CM Was On Tour And The Call Was Sent Back. Also At The Second Time, The Office Staff At CM ' Hearing The Call Returned, The PMO Officer Said The Trinamool Congress Struck In Modes Saturday Because He Called The Governor Of West Bengal, Keshari Nath Tripathi, Instead Of Talking To Banerjee About The Situation After Death, And Claimed That Modes Respect The Federal Structure Of The Federation.

We Have No Problem That The Prime Minister Called The Governor To Inquire About The Ground Situation. But Only The Chief Minister And State Officials Can Give Him The Real Image At Ground Level, A Senior Leader Said.