KOLKATA, March 17 � Firm on the removal of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today asserted that it was time for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on her plea to replace Trivedi with another party nominee Mukul Roy, reports PTI.
�I have already said whatever I have had to say. Now the government has to decide. Mukul Roy will be our candidate for the Railway Minister,� Mamata said during the filing of nominations for Rajya Sabha elections by Roy, the Union Minister of State for Shipping, and three others.
Banerjee�s comment came shortly after Trinamool Congress Chief Whip in Lok Sabha Kalyan Banerjee telephoned Trivedi in the morning and asked him to quit, but the Railway Minister insisted on a letter from the party chairperson Mamata.