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The mercury has been steadily dropping over the past 48 hours. On Saturday, the minimum temperature was around 22 degrees Celsius; on Sunday, it had come down to around 19.5 degrees Celsius
Banerjee hit out at Shah, saying a few days ago he visited Bengal for show-off.
'So far, a list of 1,200 singers has been prepared. They will start getting pensions from next month. When the state government was asked to send a list of such singers in Bengal, it did not send the list, he said.
The BJP is seeking to unseat the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, where the party led by Mamata Banerjee came to power in 2011 by ending the 34-year rule of the Left and extended its term in 2016..
Police said the clash broke out when BJP activists travelling in a mini truck to the rally at Suri had an altercation with the local TMC workers while passing through Simurali in the district.
The ruling TMC slammed Dilip Ghosh for his comments and asked him to direct his attention to BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh, where the 'rule of law has ceased to exist.
A?TMC?law maker from the tribal belt claimed that Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has done a lot for the tribal population.
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Chhath puja cannot be allowed at the Rabindra Sarobar which is considered one of the lungs of the city because of its green cover.
Shah, during his visit to Bengal earlier in the month, visited a tribal household in Bankura, and a Matua home in Kolkata. The family members were shown chopping vegetables prior to the lunch, but none of the ingredients were actually used to prepare the meal, the Chief Minister said.
On Saturday, the minimum temperature was recorded to be 22 degrees Celsius, which was three degrees above normal. The city received 22.6 mm (ankle-deep rain) which is considered moderate in meteorological parlance.
Supriyo claimed that the people of the state have made up their mind to vote for the BJP in the assembly elections, which are likely to be held in April-May next year.
The accused was produced in the court of the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate in Baruipur in South 24 Parganas, and remanded him in police custody for 10 days.