New Delhi, Dec 2 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that West Bengal was targeted by the Centre as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dared to slam the demonetisation. “West Bengal is being targeted because Mamtadi dared to speak against demonetisation,” Kejriwal tweeted. “Mamtadi, keep up the fight. Whole nation is with you,” the Aam Aadmi Party national convenor said expressing his support.
The Trinamool Congress chief had accused the central government of “deploying the army” along two highway toll plazas while keeping the state government “in the dark” on Thursday night. Later, she said she would not leave the secretariat till the soldiers were withdrawn. In a dramatic turn of events, Banerjee stay put despite the withdrawal of soldiers from the toll gate till early Friday.