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British MPs to back Mamata’s ‘Kanyashree’

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said a delegation of British Parliamentarians have expressed a “keen interest” in the state government’s ‘Kanyashree’ scheme for girls and other developmental projects.

“Today (Tuesday), I received a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Delegation of eight MPs of the United Kingdom representing various political parties and officials led by Baroness D’Souza CMG, Lord Speaker, at state secretariat Nabanna.“We had a very useful discussion on wide range of topics,” Banerjee said in a post on her Facebook page.

The Trinamool Congress supremo said that the delegates were apprised on initiatives pertaining to women’s empowerment in the state.

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