Bengal SSC Scam: TMC leader demands to sack minister Partha Chatterjee

28 July, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava

National

Following charges of his involvement in a significant school employment fraud, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Kunal Ghosh asked his party on Thursday to fire West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee...

Following charges of his involvement in a significant school employment fraud, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Kunal Ghosh asked his party on Thursday to fire West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee and remove him from all party positions.

State‚Äôs General Secretary Kunal Ghosh, stated in a tweet, “Partha Chatterjee has to be fired from government as well as all of his party positions right away. He ought to be dismissed. The party has every right to delete this message if it is shown to be inaccurate “.

In connection with West Bengal School Service Commission and West Bengal Primary Education Board recruitment scams, Enforcement Directorate (ED) detained Chatterjee on Saturday.

Additionally, according to ED, a sizable sum of money was confiscated in investigation. Currently serving as West Bengal’s minister of industry and trade, Partha Chatterjee formerly served as state’s minister of education. He was in charge when West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) allegedly made illegitimate appointments in government-run and aided schools.

Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials also asserted that they had seized cash worth around Rs 29 crore from the home of Arpita Mukherjee, a close friend of West Bengal Minister. It is known that more money was actually recovered in case overall.

Along with cash, a lot of additional damning documents, records, information about shady businesses, technological gadgets, foreign money, and gold have also been found in homes of those connected to the scheme.