Bengal govt not providing logistical support, relevant info on Covid-19: Central team | India News – Times of India


KOLKATA: A central team on a go to to West Bengal to evaluate the Covid-19 scenario on Saturday flagged non-cooperation on the half of the state authorities over providing logistical assist and different relevant data.
In a letter to chief secretary Rajiva Sinha, the inter-ministerial central team led by senior bureaucrat Apurba Chandra, additionally sought to know particulars about steps taken by the Mamata Banerjee-led dispensation to determine and quarantine those that returned from the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin space.
Chandra stated the team it’s but to obtain a response from the state authorities to the letters it has written to Sinha since its arrival within the metropolis on Monday.
“Four letters have been written to the state authorities until at this time. No response has been obtained until date… The chief secretary of West Bengal has been broadly reported within the media to have acknowledged that the IMCT is free to go to wherever, and the state authorities can’t waste its time by accompanying them.
“The above stand is a violation of the order by the Union dwelling ministry and the state authorities is anticipated to supply logistics assist and facilitate all area visits,” Chandra stated in a single of the 2 letters to Sinha on Saturday.
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