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Friday was a day of three Trinamool MPs and the Solicitor General of India. The Solicitor General Tushar Mehta dismissed Trinamool Congress’ three MPs allegations that he met BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari.
Prior to this Trinamool Congress hit the space in media today when it’s three MPs Derek O'Brien, Subhendu Shekhar Roy and Mahua Maitra wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking the removal of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
In their joint letter they have alleged that the West Bengal Opposition Leader Suvendu Adhikari had met SG in Delhi.It "reeks of impropriety" as the BJP MLA Adhikari who is an accused in the Narada and Saradha cases where investigations are underway.
According to the letter, the meeting "curiously" took place subsequent to Adhikari's meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah.
The TMC MPs claimed that Adhikari was accused in various cases of cheating, bribery and illegal gratification, related to Narada and Saradha.
The Solicitor General is appearing for the CBI in the Narada case in the Supreme Court and the high court, besides advising the investigation agency in the Saradha chit fund scam, they said.
For the "neutrality and integrity" of the office of the Solicitor General of India, necessary steps be taken for the removal of Mehta from the post, the TMC MPs have said in the letter to the PM.
“Shri Suvendhu Adhikari did come to my residence cum office yesterday at around 3 pm, unannounced. Since I was already in a pre- scheduled meeting in my chamber, my staff requested him to sit in the waiting room of my office building and offered him a cup of tea.When my meeting was over and my staff informed me about his arrival, so requested my staff to convey to Mr Adhikari my inability to meet him and apologise as he had to wait”, Mehta noted in a statement to Hindustan Times