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‘How it can be a criminal case when ‘spending decision’ was taken in Cabinet’ ? Eminent Lawyer Bikash Bhattacharjee legally exposed State Govt lawyers in Badal Choudhury FALSE case
TIWN Oct 21, 2019
‘How it can be a criminal case when ‘spending decision’ was taken in Cabinet’ ? Eminent Lawyer Bikash Bhattacharjee legally exposed   State Govt lawyers in Badal Choudhury FALSE case
PHOTO : Advocates led by Bikash Bhattacharjee coming out of the Court after hearing completed. TIWN Pic Oct 21, 2019

AGARTALA, Oct 21 (TIWN): JUMLA Govt’s politically motivated vendetta again fell flat in High Court after Advocate Bikas Ranjan Bhattacharjee exposed BJP Govt’s hollow case filled with false propaganda.Today in the Tripura High Court while countering the statements of Attorney General Arun Bhowmik on ex-PWD Minister Badal Choudhury’s anticipatory bail petition, eminent Lawyer Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharjee legally attacked the politically motivated case even after a cabinet decision was taken about the spending which was approved by PAC under the present Government. Reportedly, Bhattacharya argued, how it can be a criminal case when spending decision was taken by the Cabinet itself. While talking to media Lawyer Bhattacharjee said, “Each and everything was followed by decisions and meetings and the way Govt has worked against the retired officials no bureaucrat will work honestly in future after that”.

Detailing about the case, Bhattacharjee said, “Through the sub-inspector of the Vigilance an FIR has been lodged alleging to the extend that the various infrastructural projects which were undertaken by the Govt of Tripura under the Chief Ministership of Manik Sarkar where Badal Choudhury was the Secretary of the Public Works Dept (PWD), the initial expenditure has been surpassed about few hundred crores and they claimed the expenditure was done without consent of the cabinet. That is the basically allegation and we argued, that type of allegation can not be a criminal case”.

Attorney General Arun  Bhowmik said that anytime the order may come out. It may be today or tomorrow. Bhowmik blames the PGs of Badal Choudhury helped him to hide and said it does not matter whether Badal Choudhury looted by hands or via others he did that.

Bikash Bhattacharjee said, “The way the Attorney General is keen to take Badal Choudhury into custody it displays it as a politically motivated case totally”.  Eminent Lawyer Bikash Bhattacharjee hits Attorney General in Badal Choudhury case, TIWN YouTube Link

Bhattacharjee also told media, no official in Tripura will work dedicatedly after this particular incident.  : Eminent Lawyer Bikash Bhattacharjee on Badal Choudhury's side talking to media at High Court after hearing completed on Choudhury's anticipatory bail-petition. TIWN YouTube Video 

On the other side, sources informed that if anticipatory bail plea is rejected in High Court, Badal Choudhury will move to Supreme Court in anticipatory bail demand.

CPI-M had moved to High Court demanding anticipatory bail for former PWD Minister Badal Choudhury, challenging the District Court’s verdict on 16th October which rejected the bail plea of Badal Choudhury.

Today High Court was scheduled to pronounce the hearing of the bail-petition, whereas the final order is expected tomorrow for now.  Advocate Purushottom Roy Barman talking to media after HC hearing

On the other side, police have continued searches for the former PWD Minister Badal Choudhury as Home Dept led by Biplab Deb has already suspended top police officials after they failed to trace Badal Choudhury in this politically motivated case against Choudhury.

The hearing was pronounced before Justice Arindam Lodh today, said a source in High Court. Case No. AB/137/2019 in BADAL CHOUDHURY VS STATE GOVT is listed on 21-10-2019  in Court No 3,

A Politically motivated FIR was lodged against Tripura CPI-M former PWD Minister Badal Choudhury at West Agartala Police Station with Case No-251/19. The charge against Badal Choudhury was imposed is that in various constructions including road, bridge, Govt quarters Rs. 600 crores were invested by the then Govt but 10% extra was given to the construction agencies. However, no statement from the construction agencies were received so far, neither question was raised on the quality of the work and the whole project got PAC’s authentication. After the FIR was lodged, Badal Choudhury appealed in Court for anticipatory bail whereas on 16th October his bail plea was rejected and then Choudhury has moved to High Court but the hearing will be on 21st October, 2019. 


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