West Bengal Chief
Minister Mamata Banerjee pulled up the state power department
officials in Jalpaiguri district Wednesday for faults in
Her ire was prompted by snapping of power supply four
times at the Tilabari tourist complex where she had stayed on
She was on a four-day tour to north Bengal.
"Government funds are being spent. (But) the people
are being harassed. Why is this happening?" she said.
Banerjee said lashing out at officials concerned that
if power problems take place where the chief minister is
staying, the situation of the common people is understandable.
"I will ask the chief secretary to hold a meeting with
the power department," the chief minister said.
West Bengal is a power surplus state.
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