Sameeran Pal, North 24 Parganas: There is a gambling hall in the club. Trinamool MLA and Minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay has publicly expressed his displeasure over the allegations in Kharda Bilkanda. Gave a strong message. Viral (viral video) that video.
On Sunday, Shovandev Chatterjee, MLA of the area and Minister of State for North 24 Parganas took part in the Poush Mela at Jogendranagar of Gram Panchayat No. 2 in Bilkanda. There, he sent a strong message about allegations of anti-social activities at the club. That video has gone viral!
Shobhandev Chatterjee said, ‘I don’t mind playing carom, playing cards, playing chess at night. However, the people of the neighborhood should not say that gambling is done in this club every night at night. Liquor halls are set up here at night. Club means make a real club. This is the afternoon that you will train the boys, these boys will go through here at night, you will see anti-social activities taking place in the club, but no one will take it well. But they will not get a good education. Because the future is in the hands of this generation. ‘
Local grassroots leadership uneasy at the minister’s anger and harsh message. The club authorities have denied the allegations. However, Tapan Dey, president of Lotus Young Center, said that this is not the case at their club. Local Trinamool leader Sajal Das said, “He has somehow found out. He is the Minister of State, whatever you say will be done. ‘
Despite falling behind in Kharar Bilkanda constituency in the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, the Trinamool has got a lead of more than 6,000 votes in the by-elections. According to a section of the political circles, the minister has tried to fix the image of the party by sending a message in the wake of allegations of gambling in the club.