West Bengal: Centre provides 'Z' category security to rebel TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari
West Bengal: Centre provides 'Z' category security to rebel TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari
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The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to provide 'Z' category security to rebel TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari in West Bengal.

According to the order issued by MHA, "Security arrangement for Suvendu Adhikari has been examined in this Ministry in consultation with Central Security Agencies and it has been decided to provide him 'Z' category CRPF security cover with the bulletproof vehicle in West Bengal." "Y '+' category CRPF security cover in other states," MHA added.

Adhikari recently tendered his resignation to party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He also resigned from the West Bengal Legislative Assembly tendering his resignation to the Speaker.

In his resignation letter, addressed to the party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Adhikari thanked the TMC for the opportunities given to him.

"I am writing to tender my resignation as a member of All India Trinamool Congress as well as from all other positions held by me in the party and its associate organs with immediate effect. I am thankful for all the challenges and opportunities that have been given to me and I will always value my time spent as a member of the party," he wrote.

Apert from Adhikari, Barrackpore MLA Silbhadra Datta and MLA Jitendra Tiwari also resigned from the party. Dutta sent his resignation letter to Trinamool supremo Banerjee. "I am tendering my resignation as a member of All India Trinamool Congress (AITC), as well as from all other positions held by me in the party and its associate organisations with immediate effect," he write in the letter.

Tiwari also resigned from the post of chairman of the administrative board of the Asansol Municipal Corporation. He resigned from the post of Trinamool Congress' district president in West Burdwan on the same day. He had sent his resignation to Trinamool Congress state president Subrata Bakshi.

(With inputs from agencies)

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