West Bengal will be first state where
Act will be implemented: Dilip Ghosh
Saturday,14 December 2019 08:21 AM IST
Kolkata: On Friday, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said the Citizenship Amendment Act would be enforced in the state and neither Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee nor her party, Trinamool Congress, could stop it. West Bengal will be the first state where the Act will be implemented, he said. The remarks of the BJP leader came after Banerjee, one of the most vocal opponents of the amended Citizenship Act, said at a press conference that she would not allow "under any circumstances" the new law to be implemented in her state. "She had earlier opposed the repeal of Article 370, demonetisation, but that did not stop the government of the Union from enforcing it. The new Citizenship Act would also be enforced in the state in this case," Ghosh said.