Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel questioned Centre’s move. “Federalism is at stake yet again. The Centre has encroached the state’s area of administration and transferred officers. And that too before polls. Centre’s interference is highly objectionable and condemnable,” he said. Rajasthan CM echoed Baghel’s views.
Stalin tweeted that the transfer of IPS officers out of Bengal despite objections by the state was “autocratic and antifederal”. “The civil services of the country must not be dictated by the whims and fancies of the ruling party in Delhi. I urge the PM to immediately rescind the transfer order,” he said.
Sinha said, BJP has launched its surgical strike in Bengal already. Nothing but a comprehensive win for TMC is the need of the hour. T