Prime Minister Narendra Modi today virtually inaugurated the second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) in West Bengal’s Kolkata. But new controversy emerged when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee informed the Prime Minister that she had already inaugurated the hospital before.
“The Prime Minister is virtually inaugurating this project. But let me inform the PM that we inaugurated it way before,” the Bengal CM said. She pointed out that this was done at a time when during a COVID wave the state needed isolation centre and added that “this institute is associated with the state government as well.” said Mamata Banerjee