Mamata Sets Up ‘Shanti Bahini’ To Bring Peace In WB

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Kolkata:  The situation in West Bengal’s riot-torn Baduria in North 24 Parganas district remained tense on Wednesday even as the spat over the communal violence continued between governor K.N. Tripathi and chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

The Chief Minister claimed that she received a call from Tripathi after a BJP delegation met him over the issue of communal violence in North 24 Parganas .

শান্তি বাহিনী দিয়ে পরিস্থিতির মোকাবিলা: মমতা

A spokesperson for Tripathi issued a statement saying the governor was “surprised at the attitude and language used by the chief minister”. Discussions between the two are “confidential” and it is expected that they will not be made public. “There was nothing in the talks for which the chief minister may have felt insulted, threatened or humiliated,” the statement said.

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On Wednesday evening, a press conference was held from Nabanna, by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee.

Chief Minister said her government has decided to form across the state peacekeeping forces—involving local people and assisted by state administration and the police. The peacekeeping forces or ‘Shanti Bhini’ with the help of local police stations will mentain peace in that perticular area. Nearly seven thousands booths will consist of this ‘Shanti Bahini‘.

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Mamata Banerjee Said – “Some central ministers have intentionally given some wrong statements. They should be busy with their state affairs .” she also added by saying that we have to be more catious about the controversial posts which are going viral on facebook and should be careful about conspirator who are taking to social media to spread communal violence.