Mamata Banerjee meets Nobel laureate Amartya Sen in Birbhum
Banerjee instructs DGP Bengal to provide Z+ category security to Sen and set up a temporary police camp before his Santiniketan residence
Mamata Banerjee and Amartya Sen
Published 30.01.23, 04:54 PM|
- Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee personally hands over land holding records of Amartya Sen’s Santiniketan residence, Pratichi, to the Nobel Laureate on the first day of her 3-day Birbhum visit.
- Banerjee said that Sen is the rightful leasehold owner of 1.38 acres of land and that Visva Bharati’s claims about Sen illegally occupying some 13 decimal of land which should be returned to the university is “false” and “made with an intention to humiliate the Nobel Laureate.”
- Banerjee hands over state land department’s both LR record of 1984 and RS records of 1956 in support of Sen’s landholding in Santiniketan.
- Banerjee instructs DGP Bengal to provide Z+ category security to Sen and set up a temporary police camp before his Santiniketan residence to mitigate perceived threat perceptions.
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