PM Modi meets Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met West Benga Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday during his two-day visit to the state.

Banerjee informed the Prime Minister that the opposition is against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, NPR and NRC.

“While speaking to Prime Minister, I told him that we are against #CAA2019 NPR and NRC. We want that CAA and NRC should be withdrawn,” Banerjee was quoted by ANI after the meeting.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on a two-day visit to West Bengal.

Ahead of his visit, the members of the Students Federation of India (SFI) staged a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

The students took to the streets holding placards with — ‘Go Back Modi’ and ‘United Against Fascism.’ Protests have been happening across the country ever since the law received the Presidential assent last month.

During his two-day visit to the state, Prime Minister Modi will be inaugurating a light and sound show at Millennium Park in Kolkata.

The Prime Minister will also unveil the plaque of 150 years of commemorative installation at the site of original Port Jetties and will inaugurate the upgraded ship repair facility of Cochin Kolkata Ship Repair Unit at Netaji Subhas Dry Dock along with other inaugurations on Saturday.

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