Oxford Union Debating Society postpones CM Mamta’s Programme, TMC Sniffs Political Pressure

The politics in Bengal is taking topsy turns ahead of the elections in the state.The Oxford Union Debating Society, who was set to hold a virtual address with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee on Wednesday, sought to postpone a scheduled virtual address at the last moment, which later led to its cancellation.

West Bengal State Home Department tweeted this information ahead of the event, the tweet read- “The request has been made telephonically from the organisers’ end, citing some unforeseen problems, a brief while ago. The programme with Oxford Union today stands cancelled.”

In another tweet, the State’s Home Department said, “The request has been made telephonically from the organisers’ end, citing some unforeseen problems, a brief while ago. The programme with Oxford Union today stands cancelled.”


Trinamool Congress has sniffed some political influence over the Oxford Union Debating Society and has alleged that “political pressure from the highest level” was made in the matter. They have also added that earlier, the Bengal CM’s proposed visits to China, Chicago, St. Stephen’s Delhi were cancelled at short notice.

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CM Mamata Bannerjee would have been the first Indian woman leader and an administrative head to address the forum. Earlier esteemed delegates including US Presidents, British PMs and legends like Albert Einstein, Michael Jackson have spoken on the platform.

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