PM to support Mamata government on all fronts: Congress

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 03, 2013 10:40 hrs

Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday pledged to "fully support" the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal on all fronts, state Congress chief Pradip Bhattacharya said Thursday.

"The prime minister assured us that the centre would fully support the state government on all fronts," Bhattacharya said after meeting the prime minister, who was here to attend an Indian Science Congress meet.

Bhattacharya quoted Manmohan Singh as saying: "We cannot allow the state's condition to become bad."

Bhattacharya said he apprised the prime minister about the state government's inability to spend central funds for different developmental schemes.

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