Mamata seeks president’s intervention in Ganguly case


Mamata benerjee 3Kolkata, Dec six West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee, urging acceptable action against former Supreme Court decide A.K. Ganguly who has been indicted of “unwelcome behaviour”.

“Today, I actually have addressed  a letter to the president of India for taking acceptable action desperately for the grave misconduct committed by retired Justice A.K. Ganguly. sturdy action is crucial at this moment to modify folks to repose trust and religion to the holiness of the high workplace he holds,” Banerjee aforesaid.

A three-member committee of sitting judges of the Supreme Court, that probed the costs of harassment, control that the “statement of (victim) each written and oral, clear discloses an act of unwelcome behaviour (unwelcome verbal/non-verbal conduct of sexual nature) by Justice (retd.) A.K. Ganguly along with her within the space in building lupus erythematosus Meridien”.

The incident materialized Christmas Eve, 2012.

Following the panel’s findings created public throughout the day, the Trinamool upped the ante against Ganguly, asking his resignation because the state Human Rights Commission.

Party MP Kalyan Banerjee not solely same Ganguly ought to step down because the Commssion’s chair however conjointly urged police to initiate action against him.

“The committee in clear terms indicted Ganguly and when having found guilty of such flagitious act, he ought to at once resign. i’d conjointly urge police to instantly initiate action him,” he said.

Another Trinamool parliamentarian, Sougata Roy, criticised the panel for naming the intern.

“The panel has taken refuge behind technicalities to mention no action was concerned as Ganguly has already demitted workplace when retirement. i believe the panel ought to have counseled some action and it had been conjointly not correct on a part of the panel in naming the woman who was the litigant within the case,” Roy said.

Contacted for his reaction, Ganguly refused to comment.

Ever since the harassment accusations against Ganguly became public, the Trinamool Congress has been exacting his resignation from the state human rights panel.


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