Bandopadhyay, a Congress MLA, said the contents of the agreement was read out by Sabyasachi Sen, Principal Secretary to the Department of Commerce and Industries on August 27, but a copy was not provided to the committee. “Seven days have passed since the agreement was read out, but the government is yet to give us a copy of it. I have written to the Assembly Speaker to direct the government to give the committee a copy of the deal, said Bandyopadhay, who met Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Thursday at Raj Bhavan.
‘Govt, Tatas should have played more pro-active role’
The secretary of the Union Commerce and Industry Ministry, G K Pillai, said both the state government and the Tatas should have played a far more pro-active role in resolving the Singur stalemate. “The deal should be transparent and the compensation (for the land losers) fair,” said Pillai on the sidelines of an open-house meet with the Export Promotion Council for EOUs and Special Economic Zones (SEZ) units.