Gov lauds bengal govt’s performance

West Bengal governor M.K. Narayanan lauded the Mamata Banerjee government’s performance on the occasion of its completion of two years in office. According to him, the performance of a government cannot be evaluated within a short period.
“Well...I think they have done fairly well. Two years is too short to judge the life of a government,” he said on Monday on Trinamul Congress-led government’s second anniversary.
In the afternoon, US ambassador to India Nancy J. Powell met the chief minister at the Writers’ Buildings. US consul-general in Kolkata Dean R. Thompson accompanied her to the meeting.
The meeting between Ms Powell and Ms Banerjee continued for around an hour till 3 pm.
According to sources in the chief minister’s office, the US ambassador congratulated Ms Banerjee on the second anniversary of the government.
The issue of US investments in West Bengal also came up in the meeting, sources revealed. Last year, US secretary of state Hillary Clinton had come to Kolkata and visited Ms Banerjee at the state secretariat ahead of the Trinamul government’s first anniversary celebration.

Lilavati Trustee gets hc relief till June 13
Mumbai, May 20: In a temporary relief, the Bombay high court has restrained the Charity Commissioner’s office from removing the name of Pramod Mehta, Trustee of Lilavati Hospital, from the Trust register until June 13.
The order was passed by Justice Nitin Jamdar, who heard a petition filed by Mehta challenging the April 5 order of the Joint Charity Commissioner (JCC) removing him as trustee of Lilavati Kirtilal Mehta medical trust which runs 315-bedded multi-speciality Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra.
The JCC had removed Mehta as Trustee on a complaint filed by his relative and Trustee Charuben Mehta. The JCC order said Mr Mehta was being removed as “he had a conviction against him for offence of moral turpitude in Belgium.”
Being aggrieved, Mr Mehta moved a civil court which refused to grant a stay on April 5 order of JCC while hearing his appeal. — PTI

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