Kolkata, May 21 (). A senior member of the West Bengal cabinet on Sunday said that officials of various central investigative agencies are unhappy about being used as tools of vendetta politics by the central government or the BJP.
State Municipal Affairs and Urban Development Minister and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Mayor Firhad Hakim on Sunday said officers of several central agencies have personally admitted that they often have to do something that is not part of their duty. Is. But at the same time, these officers have also admitted that they are helpless about the security of their jobs. The government and the BJP are using these officers for their vendetta politics.
His comments came a day after Trinamool Congress national general secretary and party’s Lok Sabha member Abhishek Banerjee was marathon questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for nine hours in connection with the school recruitment scam in West Bengal at the agency’s Nizam Palace office in central Kolkata. Is.
Hakim also said on Sunday that most of the officers of central investigative agencies are highly efficient and effective. Hakim said, they should have been used for the purpose of national interest and not for vendetta politics of the ruling party.
On Saturday, after the marathon questioning, Abhishek Banerjee had told media persons that the result of the entire process was a big zero. He also questioned the credibility of the CBI, saying why the central agency was not equally proactive in scams perpetrated by BJP leaders. He also claimed that he has been made a prime target by the BJP and central investigative agencies.
The activities of the central agencies are only to spoil my connectivity programme, he said. But I will not bow down to pressure under any circumstances.