Don't try to usurp power in times of crisis: Mamata beats the governor of Bengal

CALCUTTA: Prime Minister Mamata Banerjee He hit the governor on Saturday, accusing him of trying to usurp powers amid the coronavirus crisis, and asked him to desist from using the official and logos on social media.

Banerjee's strong rebuttal came after the firing of two letters to the prime minister last week amid the clash between Nabanna and the secretary of state, in the wake of West Bengal's response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Such words and such communications of such content, tenor and tone from a Governor to an elected CM are unprecedented in the annals of Indian constitutional and political history. His words against me and my ministers and officers can be described as vituperative, intemperate, intimidating, and abusive, Banerjee said in his 14-page response to Dhankhar.

Accusing him of preaching and lecturing constitutional norms without practicing and violating it, he said that the governor may not agree with his policies, but unfortunately, he has no other power than to bring it to his attention, as long as the government orders trust from the legislature. .

I beg you to desist from intensifying your efforts to usurp powers, especially in times of crisis ... You should desist from using official communications/logos for your continued tweets on social media, the chief minister said.

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