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Jagdeep Dhankhar

Governor of West Bengal

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Jagdeep Dhankhar: Governor of West Bengal
Jagdeep Dhankhar is an Indian politician and former leader of Bharatiya Janata Party. As of 2021, he is serving as the Governor of West Bengal. He is an advocate at the Supreme Court of India, and was a member of Lok Sabha from 1989 to 1991.

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Hope CM will restore rule of law: Gov Jagdeep Dhankhar [Video]

Hope CM will restore rule of law: Gov Jagdeep Dhankhar

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister on May 05 for third consecutive term in presence of Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata. Congratulating Mamata..

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Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM [Video]

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister on May 05 for third consecutive term. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered the oath at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata. The swearing-in..

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Bengal: 'Old photos,' says Mamata as BJP claims violence; Centre seeks report [Video]

Bengal: 'Old photos,' says Mamata as BJP claims violence; Centre seeks report

Following the landslide victory of the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, the Bharatiya Janata Party has claimed that its offices and workers have been attacked, with some even dying. Bengal governor..

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Mamata Banerjee submits resignation as Bengal CM to Governor Dhankhar [Video]

Mamata Banerjee submits resignation as Bengal CM to Governor Dhankhar

All India Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee submitted her resignation as CM of West Bengal to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at Raj Bhavan on May 03. However, Governor Dhankhar has requested her to..

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Mamata visits Kalighat temple after TMC sweeps Bengal, PM Modi congratulates [Video]

Mamata visits Kalighat temple after TMC sweeps Bengal, PM Modi congratulates

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee visited the Kalighat temple on Sunday. The TMC supremo offered prayers at the temple after victory in assembly polls. Mamata was accompanied by her nephew & TMC leader..

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Bengal polls: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, Mithun Chakraborty cast their votes [Video]

Bengal polls: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, Mithun Chakraborty cast their votes

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar cast his vote in the eighth phase of assembly polls. The governor was accompanied by his wife Sudesh Dhankhar who also cast her vote. Dhankhar and his wife voted..

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WB polls: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, his wife cast their votes [Video]

WB polls: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, his wife cast their votes

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and his wife Sudesh Dhankhar cast their votes at a polling booth in Chowringhee, Kolkata on April 29. He said, "Election is the greatest festival in democracy, we..

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'Mamata Banerjee will win in Nandigram, oppn nowhere near her': Yashwant Sinha [Video]

'Mamata Banerjee will win in Nandigram, oppn nowhere near her': Yashwant Sinha

TMC leader Yashwant Sinha expressed confidence in West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's win in Nandigram. Hitting out at BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, Sinha said the opposition candidate is nowhere near her...

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Nandigram: Mamata complains of 'poll-rigging' to Guv amidst 'Jai Shri Ram' chants [Video]

Nandigram: Mamata complains of 'poll-rigging' to Guv amidst 'Jai Shri Ram' chants

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee dialled state governor Jagdeep Dhankar from Nandigram on Thursday. Mamata alleged that locals were not being allowed to exercise their franchise in Nandigram. Nandigram,..

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WB polls: CM Banerjee calls Governor, appeals for 'help' in Nandigram [Video]

WB polls: CM Banerjee calls Governor, appeals for 'help' in Nandigram

After visiting polling stations in Nandigram, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and informed him that the voters allegedly were not being allowed to cast their..

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Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar to visit violence-hit areas in Nandigram


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People paying with lives for exercising franchise, will visit violence-hit areas: West Bengal governor

Moments after administering oath to the ministers of the Mamata Banerjee government, Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday expressed concern over the situation arising out of post-poll violence in..
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Bengal post-poll violence: MHA team meets Guv, to seek report

A four-member team of the Union home ministry, tasked with looking into reasons for the post- poll violence in West Bengal, met Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at the Raj Bhawan on Friday.​
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Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as Bengal CM for 3rd time, takes oath in Bengali

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered her the oath of office and secrecy at a low-key ceremony at Raj Bhawan held amid the raging Covid pandemic. Banerjee took the oath in Bengali language. Apart from..
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PM Modi calls up Bengal governor on violence, Didi smells ‘President's rule’

PM Modi spoke to Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, expressing anguish over the rise in political violence after Trinamool Congress won the election while BJP chief J P Nadda visited the state to meet..
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PM Modi dials West Bengal governor, expresses concern over law and order situation

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi called him and expressed his "serious anguish and concern" at the alarmingly worrisome law and order situation in..
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Governor Dhankhar visits Mamata at hospital; faces TMC supporters ire

​​Banerjee is undergoing treatment at the SSKM Hospital for injuries on her left leg after she was allegedly pushed by unknown miscreants during campaign in Nandigram.
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Politically neutral administration needed for holding fair polls: Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Bengal assembly polls should be violence-free, says governor

"In the coming polls in 2021, we have the opportunity to make it free of bloodshed and violence. The coming polls should not be blood-stained like the 2018 (panchayat) polls. There should be a complete..
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee meets governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at Raj Bhavan


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West Bengal sports minister Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigns from Mamata Banerjee's cabinet

West Bengal Minister of State for Youth Services and Sports Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigned from his post on Tuesday, sources in the state secretariat said. Shukla sent his resignation letter to Chief..
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Country is apprehensive of violent assembly poll in Bengal: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Bengal governor Dhankhar wishes for violence-free assembly poll, transparent administration in 2021


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Free, fair elections are not held in Bengal: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has alleged that free and fair elections are not held in the state, and it his duty to ensure that people get an opportunity to exercise their franchise without..
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Trinamool Congress demands removal of Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, writes letter to President

In its letter to the President, the Mamata Banerjee-led party cited a 'serious breach of oath of Governor's office.
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TMC moves President to remove Dhankhar from Bengal governor post

The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday said it has moved President Ramnath Kovind to remove Jagdeep Dhankhar from the post of the West Bengal governor, accusing him of "transgressing constitutional..
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Governor Dhankar criticises Mamata govt to serve 'political masters': Derek O'Brien

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O'Brien on Monday slammed West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar for allegedly demeaning and criticising the state without any basis. The TMC leader was responding to..
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Will do everything needed to facilitate free, fair polls: Bengal governor

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Sunday that he would do everything possible to ensure state elections are held peacefully. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, "Prayed for peace, harmony and love..
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Suvendu Adhikari writes to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, fears can be implicated in false cases

Adhikari has written a letter to West Bengal Governor Jagdip Dhankar, citing fear that he and his associates can be implicated in criminal cases.
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My biggest task is to ensure free and fair assembly polls : West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

He said those who oppose free and fair elections will be sternly dealt with. "As governor my biggest task is to ensure that the 2021 polls are conducted in a free and fair manner. Central forces will..
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Attack on Nadda's convoy: Centre summons top Bengal officers after governor's report; TMC alleges 'interference'

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Friday advised chief minister Mamata Banerjee 'not to play with fire' as the confrontation between the Centre and the West Bengal government over the attack on..
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Centre receives report from Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on law and order situation in state


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Bengal govt distancing itself from rule of law: Governor

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday alleged that the Trinamool Congress government is distancing itself from rule of law and the governance in the state is "getting away" from the path of..
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Free and fair polls not possible in West Bengal without Prez rule: Vijayvargiya

Alleging criminalisation of bureaucracy in West Bengal, BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Friday said that free and fair election in that state was not possible under the Trinamool Congress..
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West Bengal Guv is BJP's 'loudspeaker' : TMC

The ruling Trinamool Congress Thursday hit out sharply at West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar for his alleged "partisan" approach calling him "a disgrace to the Raj Bhavan" and accusing him of acting..
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Jagdeep Dhankhar asks Mamata Banerjee to withdraw case against Balvinder Singh

Asserting that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee needs to send human rights and Rule of Law friendly signals, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday asked her to withdraw the case against..
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Political violence stigmatising Bengal; police should be neutral: Dhankhar


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Law and order nosediving alarmingly in Bengal: Governor Dhankhar

"Alarming nosediving law and order scenario... I have conveyed my concern of the present alarming scenario to the new Chief Secretary of the state," the Governor tweeted while tagging the official..
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TMC govt turned Bengal into police state, will act if Constitution not protected: Governor Jagdeep Dhankar


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'Why does West Bengal govt want to intermediate PM Kisan scheme?': Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar asks Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, calling the move by the state seeking to route the PM Kisan funds through the state government as a retrograde step..
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee greets PM Modi on birthday

"My greetings to the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi Ji on his 70th Birthday. I wish him a healthy and successful year ahead," she tweeted. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and his wife Sudesh..
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Police, administration in West Bengal politically committed: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Jagdeep Dhankhar says Visva-Bharati VC's security withdrawn, administration denies


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Hope there will be no cover-up in alleged irregularities in purchase of Covid care material: Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Visva Bharati vandalism : Hanging head in shame, urge exemplary consequences to law breakers, West Bengal governor tells Mamata

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar Tuesday wrote to chief minister Mamata Banerjee saying that he hangs his "head in shame" over the vandalism at Visva-Bharati campus and urged her to ensure..
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Mamata speaks to governor Dhankhar over law and order situation at Visva Bharati


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Raj Bhavan under surveillance, alleges Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar alleged on Sunday the Raj Bhavan has been placed under surveillance, and the action "undermines the sanctity of the institution".
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Non-implementation of PM-Kisan scheme 'cruel joke' on Bengal farmers: Governor Dhankhar to Mamata

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday wrote to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, expressing displeasure over non-implementation of the Centre's PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme, calling it a "cruel..
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Bengal Guv says political space in state being cornered by TMC

Jagdeep Dhankhar's remark comes after BJP MP Arjun Singh alleged that his vehicle was damaged by the supporters of the TMC workers when he had gone for a meeting in Halishahar on Sunday.
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PM Modi announces interim relief of Rs 1,000 crore to cyclone-hit Bengal

PM Modi announced an advance interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for cyclone-hit West Bengal on Monday. In a video message after reviewing the situation with governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and CM Mamata..
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Didi running ‘syndicates’: Bengal Governor hits back

Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday described Bengal as an emerging “police state” and blamed chief minister Mamata Banerjee for running “syndicates”.
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Words used by you for an elected leader is unprecedented: Mamata to Governor Dhankhar

Hitting out at West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that such words and communications from the Governor are unprecedented since the Constitution came..
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Letter war: Mamata replies to governor Dhankar, says desist from efforts to usurp powers

The governor had asked her to regret comments that 'political parties are vultures waiting for dead bodies' and 'journalists must behave'.
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Don't try to usurp power in time of crisis: Mamata hits out at Bengal governor

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday, accusing him of trying to "usurp powers" amid the coronavirus crisis, and asked him to desist from using..
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Bengal governor attacks Mamata Banerjee over Covid-19 handling, minority appeasement

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar mounted a fresh assault on chief minister Mamata Banerjee over her monumental failure in tackling the Covid- 19 crisis that resulted in "incremental spread" of the..
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'Explicit and awkward': War of words between WB Guv and CM escalates, Dhankhar accuses Mamata of 'appeasing' minorities

The 11-page letter is in response to Mamata's accusation that Dhankhar was repeatedly interfering in the functioning of the state administration.
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West Bengal: Fresh war of words erupts between Mamata, Guv Dhankhar over handling of COVID-19 pandemic

In a strongly worded five-page letter to the governor, Mamata asked him to judge who has "crossed the limit of constitutional dharma and decency" between the two constitutional functionaries. Soon..
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Fresh war of words erupts between Mamata and West Bengal governor Dhankhar


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West Bengal governor Dhankhar requests Mamata to avoid confrontation with centre to combat corona crisis


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Bengal guv urges Mamata to follow Constitution

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday paid homepage to the chief architect of the Constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar on his 129th birth anniversary and urged chief minister Mamata Banerjee "to..
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