"The special session of the West Bengal assembly was called to change the name of the state. Name change is a much bigger issue for the state than the GST," the source said.
SUCI(C) MLA Tarun Naskar and Congress MLA Asit Mitra claimed that both proposed discussion on JNU, but it was shot down by the ruling TMC by saying JNU was a matter of the Center.
A Bill was passed in the West Bengal Assembly today that will provide 17% reservation for Other Backward Classes, other that SC/ST, in two categories.
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today made her maiden entry into West Bengal Assembly winning the prestigious Bhowanipore seat by a convincing 54,213 votes.
Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress-Congress combine has swept aside the Left Front in the 294-seat West Bengal Assembly.