Kolkata: West Bengal government has ordered exempt in hall booking money for the condolences meet of Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Mahajati Sadan. According to BJP source, the authority has returned the money to the party after the announcement by state government.
State BJP authority in a written statement requested Mahajati Sadan authority for the allotment on August 29. Reportedly they received the confirmation too. Part of the booking money was clear and rest of the money was scheduled to be clear on Monday. But the party source said that Mahajati Sadan authority has returned the money at the state BJP headquarter.
Though BJP is not at all grateful to ruling party government. BJP spokesperson Sayantan Basu talked to Kolkata 24X7 over phone and said that ,” According to state government, there is a separate trusty of Mahajati Sadan who takes decision. Several time many scheduled programme has been cancelled. Previously government claimed that they are not involved in this. So there must be no question and intervention of State government.
After all these the chance of inviting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is high. They already invited Bengal Congress supremo Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury at Bidhan Bhavan along with the Left brigade of West Bengal.