New Delhi: Trinamool Congress on Monday ruled out any action
against Dinesh Trivedi, who resigned as railway minister, saying that he
has been asked to attend the parliamentary party meeting which party chief
Mamata Banerjee is expected to attend.
"No. He has been asked to attend the Parliamentary Party meeting,"
Trinamool leader Sudip Bandhopadhyay told reporters. He was asked whether
Trinamool will take any action against Trivedi.
He said the Prime Minister's Office had called Trivedi on Sunday and asked
him to tender his resignation.
Asked when would Banerjee's nominee Mukul Roy take over as railway
minister, he said the decision will be taken at the parliamentary party
61-year-old Trivedi resigned on Sunday night as railway minister ending
his defiance and bringing to a close five-day drama after he incurred the
wrath of Trinamool Congress for hiking passenger fares in the Railway
On the question of Trinamool pressing on amendments on the NCTC issue in
the President's address, Bandhopahdhyay said the prime minister in his
reply to the motion is likely to make an announcement that no further
action on the proposed organisation will take place before April 16 when
meeting of chief ministers will be held in Delhi.
Asked whether his party will rock the UPA government, he said he has
already made it clear that Trinamool Congress would like to see the
government complete its full five year term.