Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister on Saturday said that “I am not going to the NITI Aayog meeting. It has been called on the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. I don’t go out of the state during the festival days. There is a national holiday on the occasion of Eid,”.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is staying away from NITI Aayog’s governing council meeting in Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the meeting on June 16 to discuss the country’s development agenda for ‘New India 2022’ with chief ministers and members of the think-tank.
The council is also going to plan with states the celebrations for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.