West Bengal CM Mamata meets PM Modi, seeks release of funds
New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. After her meet, she said that they both discussed on pending projects and state share of Bengal. She added that the prime minister said he will try to consider it.
Mamata also said that she sought for the release of funds over Rs 10,000 crore under several centrally sponsored schemes. The chief minister also said that in her half-an-hour meet with Modi, she raised about the debt situation in the state.
She said that rs 10, 459 crore is pending from the Centre to the state and the problems arising due to lack of funds. Mamata who is on a four-day visit to the national capital on Sunday met Bangladesh Prime minister Sheikh Hasina.