Jagdeep Dhankar is the present Governor of West Bengal. He is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India, and was a member of Lok Sabha from 1989 to 1991.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Tuesday took a 'strong exception' to widely reported statement of state's Education Minister Partha Chatterjee in which he has called the Governor 'BJP man' for the appointment of Prof Goutam Chandra the Pro-Vice chancellor of Burdwan University.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Saturday lauded the state government for taking the help of Army to conduct relief works post-cyclone Amphan, which has claimed 86 lives so far.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Saturday questioned the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) for not having any contingency plan to tackle the post-cyclone Amphan situation.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Friday accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of hiding details regarding COVID-19 cases in the state and asked her to come out with actual figures.After this, an IMCT team was sent to the state to look at the real situation with regard to coronavirus, he said.
Slamming Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar said she considers herself as a state within a state.While appealing to Banerjee to not do politics when everyone is battling against coronavirus, the Governor told , "Mamata Banerjee considers herself as a state within a state.
Governor Jagdeep Dhankar has written a letter to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kalyan Banerjee urging him to listen to 'conscience' and the call of duty rather than be driven by an external 'script'.Time to engage in Covid 19!battle than be part of emerging strategy to combat Governor," Dhankar tweeted along with photos of the letter to Banerjee.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Tuesday raised serious questions about the alleged under-reporting of COVID-19 related casualties in the state and added that there was a "distrust" between the healthcare workers and the TMC government led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Union minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Wednesday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her party leaders over Monday's Jadavpur university incident where the state Governor Jagdip Dhankar had to face intense protest by the students when he visited the university to take part in convocation.
New Delhi [India], Dec 24 : West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Tuesday slammed the Jadavpur University (JU) administration and the state government saying that there is a 'total collapse of the rule of law and state government has put education in captivity.'
After being shown black flags by students at the Jadavpur University on Tuesday morning with placards that read "BJP activist Mr Jagdeep Dhankar, go back", West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar termed the whole incident 'unwholesome and worrisome situation'.