Mamata Banerjee Will Meet PM Modi In Kolkata Today
PM Narendra Modi is likely to share stage with the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during his two-day visit to Kolkata. He’s in Kolkata for inaugurations and celebrations.
PM in Kolkata
PM Modi will first inaugurate the four recently refurbished heritage buildings of Kolkata – Currency Building, Belvedere House, Metcalfe House and a Victoria Memorial Hall. The event is scheduled for today at 5:30 pm at the Old Currency building.
At 7 pm, the PM would attend the celebrations of 150 years of the Kolkata Port Trust on the banks of river Hooghly. Ms. Banerjee has been invited for the function. At the function, Modi will felicitate two 100-year old Kolkata Port Trust pensioners – Nagina Bhagat (105) and Naresh Chandra Chakraborty (100). Also, he will give Rs. 501 crores to meet the deficit pension fund of retired and existing employees of the Kolkata Port Trust that is the oldest operational port trust in India.
In the evening, Modi could take a naval boat from Kolkata to Belur to visit the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Mission.
On Sunday, the PM will inaugurate a Kaushal Vikas Kendra and Pritilata Chhatri Avas for 200 Tribal girl students in the Sunderbans. Also listed is the inauguration of the up-gradation of a ship repair facility at Haldia. The upgraded infrastructure includes a berth for smooth cargo movement and mechanization.
Mamata Banerjee meeting PM Modi
Ms Banerjee has been very critical of PM Modi’s policies especially CAA. But she will call on the PM at Raj Bhawan where Modi will be staying overnight.