After meeting PM Modi, Mamata joins TMC dharna against CAA
Kolkata, Jan 11: Minutes after holding a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday in Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday attended a sit-in demonstration organised by Trinamool Congress students' wing against the CAA and NRC.
The TMC supremo took centre stage among the agitating students who raised slogans against the amended Citizenship Act and the NRC at the Rani Rashmoni Road here, a few metres away from the Raj Bhavan, where she met the PM.
She said at the dharna that CAA notification will be only on paper which her government will not implement in the state.
West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee participates in a demonstration being held by Trinamool Chhatra Parishad in Kolkata, against #CitizenshipAmendmentAct and National Register of Citizens. pic.twitter.com/dv48aJR24p— ANI (@ANI) January 11, 2020
Earlier, after meeting Modi, the TMC president had said she told PM to rethink on the issue of amended Citizenship Act and urged him to withdraw CAA, NRC and NPR.