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Banarhat, Dec 12 – West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday came down strongly on the Centre’s alleged withhold of fund of Rs 7000 crore for 100 days works and said she has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the matter early next week in New Delhi.

“We are not begging as the 100 days work fund is our constitutional right and i am going to Delhi for this on December 18, 19 and 20 as I already wrote a letter to the PM and sought his appointment any of these three days,” Banerjee told the people during an administrative meeting here in north Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district.

The Chief Minister is scheduled to take a Delhi flight in the evening on December 17 and expected to lead a number of Trinamool Congress MPs to the PM in the meeting.

She is keen to call on the PM to ask him to release funds, including MGNREGA (100 day work) dues.

The TMC supremo alleged the Centre has stopped their share of funds for health, Banglar Ghar (housing scheme), Gramin Rasta (rural road scheme).

“They are not giving their share of funds. Yet we have not discontinued any welfare and development schemes. They are not even paying MGNREGA dues that run into Rupees one lakh fifteen thousand of crores.”she reiterated.

Banerjee was also critical agaist a section of people raising voice of separate state in the districts of north Bengal and said she would not allow such forces to divide West Bengal.

“The hills, plains, adibasi, dalit, Bhutia, Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, and Christians all are the members of the same family,” she said and also announced that about Rs 24000 crore to be invested in the district of north Bengal for development.