He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.
Arjun Singh, formerly a Trinamool MLA, quit and joined the BJP in 2019 and won in the general elections from the Barrackpore parliamentary constituency.
Bengal Assembly witnessed ruckus by Opposition BJP over post-poll violence in the state
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is ‘a totally corrupt person,’ says Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of not taking any action to compensate victims of post-poll violence
'Post-poll violence in the State is alarmingly worrisome as it is premised to ‘discipline and punish those who ‘dared’ to vote against the ruling dispensation,' Jagdeep Dhankhar said
Mahua Moitra said that Sekhawat is the son of Dhankhar's brother-in-law, and Ruchi Dubey and Prasant Diksit are respectively wife and brother of his former aide-de-camp (ADC) Major Gorang Diksit.
Mamata Banerjee had indicated to me that she would boycott the PM’s cyclone review meet if leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari would be present, governor Jagdeep Dhankar said
A social organisation herded a flock of sheep in front of Raj Bhavan in Kolkata in an unusual protest against the alleged lack of concern by those occupying high posts about the worsening coronavirus situation in West Bengal.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar visited some camps in Purba Medinipur district where people allegedly affected by post-poll violence in Nandigram have taken shelter.
Jagdeep Dhankhar, whose visit to Cooch Behar was roundly criticised by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was shown black flags by some people at Golokganj.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar claimed that people, who cast their votes as per their choice, are being subjected to attacks in West Bengal.
Elections to the 294-member state assembly are due in April-May.
Mamata Banerjee wanted to exchange New Year greetings with the governor, say sources
Shukla was serving as the minister of state for youth services and sports and is a member of the TMC
The TMC has alleged that Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is interfering in the affairs of the state government at the behest of the BJP
With Assembly elections due in the West Bengal in April-May next year, there has been speculation that Sourav Ganguly may join politics.
The meeting took place at Raj Bhavan for over 30 minutes.
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