West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has earlier alleged that the army had been deployed at two toll plazas one at Palsit and Dankuni on National Highway 2 in West Bengal without notifying State Government.
She took twitter and informed that she will be locking herself in her office situated at state Secretariat.
On Thursday, by 11 pm Army withdrew from the toll booths saying it had completed the exercise there, but Mamata Banerjee refused to leave her office saying, these people might have gone but, they are there in other 18 districts. she tweeted ” I am waiting here at the Secretariat and watching, to guard our democracy “.
After 30 hours, she left her office as army was deployed in various areas of Kolkata.
Talking to reporters, she also blamed Central Government that they are creating emergency like situation. This is a very serious situation worse than Emergency she said.
“It is an attack on the federal structure. We want to know the details. The Chief Secretary is writing to the Centre. Given an opportunity I will talk to the President on the issue. Has Emergency been imposed in the country without declaration?” she asked.
She further said, “Army is our asset. We are proud of them. We requisition army in times of major disaster or communal flare up. I don’t know what has actually happened. Even if there is mock-trial, state government is informed”.