Bengal CM rejects to meet Chidambaram

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Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
Kolkata, Jan 8: Citing the violence in Lalgarh region in Midnapoor on Jan 7, West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee declared that he has no immediate plan to visit Delhi following Union Home Minister P Chidambaram's letter to him.

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Confirming receipt of Chidambaram's letter which urged Bhattacharjee to visit Delhi immediately rescheduling all programmes, the chief minister's office said "he has no immediate plan to go to Delhi at least in a day or two."

It said the chief minister had gone to Canning in South 24 Parganas district on Saturday, Jan 8 to inaugurate a bridge over the Matla river.

"We have no idea if the chief minister has replied to Chidambaram's letter," CPI(M) sources said.

OneIndia News
(With inputs from PTI)

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