Trinamool Congress MLAs stage dharna outside Raj Bhavan demanding the withdrawal of the army from toll plazas. TMC accuses Rayya Sabha is being misled by MoS Defence Subhash Bhamre and no conclusive answer in being given by center on Army deployment.
Major Gen Sunil Yadav said This is an exercise carried out for army operational purposes. The exercise involves the collection of data in all NE states, including Assam, Arunachal,WB,Manipur,Nagaland,Meghalaya,Tripura,Mizoram,Sikkim. Over 80 such collection data points established in the entire region, personnel of army consisting of 5-6 at each point is unarmed.They’re only collecting data of heavy vehicles,this is an annual exercise carried out every year.
Mamata Banerjee gets trapped in the mesh of her lies against Army by digging herself into a big hole with the letters (written earlier) in connection with the force deployment in West Bengal to prove that army informing the west Bengal police as per protocol.The four documents sent by Army have a stamp, sign of receiving from the departments of the west Bengal.
Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said It is a cheap political stunt to defame the govt & drag army into unnecessary controversy.