West Bengal, 7 Jan: New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani express was stopped by TMC workers at Cooch Behar railway station while protesting against the arrest of Sudip Bandyopadhyay.
Bandyopadhyay was arrested by CBI in Kolkata on Tuesday in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam.
Defending his ministers, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused Modi governement for using central agencies like Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Income Tax department against his political rivals who are raising voice against demonetization.
On Friday, Mamata asked President Pranab Mukherjee’s to intervene in the matter to “save the country from Narendra Modi”.
On Thursday, Trinamool Congress MPs walked out on the capital’s streets and reached close to the Prime Minister’s Office in the high-security zone, protesting against “vindictive politics” of the Modi government in the view of arrest of their fellow party lawmaker.
The party also announced a three-day protest programme from January 9 while asserting that it will continue to raise voice against the central government.