Baisakhi Banerjee said, “It was strange to see student leaders coming from simple backgrounds becoming powerful and big names in the educational sector. A syndicate was working among WBCUPA.
Former TMC leader Baisakhi Banerjee has made many shocking revelations about former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee. She claimed that people got direct entry in educational institutions during Chatterjee’s tenure. Let us inform the readers that Baisakhi has also been the former General Secretary of West Bengal College and Universities Professors Association (WBCUPA).
Banerjee said, “It was strange to see student leaders coming from simple backgrounds become powerful and big names in the educational sector. There was a syndicate working among the West Bengal College University Professors Association (WBCUPA) to sell every single post in the university and the price of which was imposed. It was because of Partha Chatterjee and TMC, that such people were appointed directly at the university who could not even eligible to teach in school.
I took action but to no avail: Baisakhi Banerjee
Baisakhi Banerjee claims that she had brought up the matter with Partha Chatterjee but to no avail. She further said, “Thieves were getting jobs because of Partha Chatterjee. I tried to act, suspended a person accused of corruption and scolded those who were involved. After a few days I realized that it was all a mask. After a few days the same people started coming back in the field of education in a more powerful way. I understood that corruption would not end and the situation kept getting worse.”
‘Partha Chatterjee does not consider anyone above himself’ The former TMC leader said, ‘Partha Chatterjee does not consider anyone above himself, not even party chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He misused his position several times. Took the entire education department under his control. He did all the corruption for himself.’
Entered politics at the behest of Partha Chatterjee: Baisakhi
Baisakhi Banerjee claimed that she entered politics only at the behest of Partha Chatterjee. She said, ‘This is the saddest time ever for me because Partha Chatterjee brought me into politics by saying that there is a lot of corruption here. If someone like you comes here from a good family, she would not come here for the money. More girls like you should join politics. I believed it to be true and my political career started in 2016.’
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