Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has returned the two-acre plot of land at New City within the jap outskirts of Kolkata which he had acquired from the Trinamool Congress authorities for organising an ICSE Board highschool.
Individuals near Ganguly and who’re conscious of the developments stated he met chief minister Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna, the state secretariat, final month and returned the paperwork referring to the land.
Neither Ganguly nor the state authorities commented on the problem. His go to to Nabanna was described as a “courtesy name”.
Ganguly reportedly determined to backtrack from the venture as there may be litigation over the land.
By the way, the erstwhile Left Entrance authorities gave Ganguly a plot of land on the Salt Lake Township for the same venture however that land too led to litigation and he had given it again to the state.
Ganguly’s choice to return the plot of land to the TMC authorities has led to hypothesis in political circles that he’s growing his distance from the ruling occasion. There have been rumours for a while that he might be a part of the Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) previous to the 2021 meeting polls.
Throughout his latest interactions with the media, Ganguly nevertheless, dominated out such a risk, saying he has no plans of becoming a member of lively politics.
Ganguly is thought to have a heat relationship with each Banerjee and Union house minister Amit Shah.
The chief minister backed Ganguly and helped him develop into the president of the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) with out having to face an election.
Shah and a few Central ministers performed an important function in making Ganguly the president of the BCCI in 2019. Shah’s son Jay Shah is the BCCI secretary.