Siliguri: Siliguri’s Mayor, Ashok Bhattacharya said at a press conference that he despises whatever Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said regarding issues at tea garden. He said, instead of spending so much amount for a social event she should spend money for saving the lives of poor and sick tea workers. she said that those who have died are family members of tea workers but she should know that the entire family of the tea worker works at the tea garden.
After the rigorous death of tea workers in Jalpaiguri and Siliguri, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spoke out for the first time regarding this issue at a social event in Siliguri, said sources. According to the Chief Minister, all those tea workers who have died are all retired tea workers. She had a talk with the owners of the tea gardens including Duncans.