St. Stephen’s College withdraw an invite to West bengal CM Mamata Banerjee; TMC blames BJP intervention
The Trinamul was left red-faced when the St. Stephen’s College withdraw an invite extended to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to attend an event and interact with the students of the institute. The event, planned by one of the societies of the college, will be held on August 1.
An angry Trinamul lost no time to blame the BJP and RSS for the withdrawal of the invite. Reacting to the development, Trinamul spokesperson and leader of the party in the Rajya Sabha, Mr Derek O’Brien said, “First, the Vivekananda event in Chicago, then her China visit and now St. Stephens. Mamata Banerjee is giving the BJP-RSS sleepless nights. Let them keep trying, she cannot be silenced.”
Ms Banerjee, who is reaching the national Capital on Monday was supposed to attend the event. According to reports the the principal of the college denied permission and the invitation was eventually withdrawn on Friday.