Kolkata: Indian-origin British businessman Lord Swaraj Paul on Monday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanna.

"Lord Paul is a senior person and it is a courtesy meet," Banerjee said. The meeting lasted for almost an hour.

Paul's company Caparo had earlier promised that his firm would consider setting up a plant in Bengal to manufacture a compact sports car for the Indian market.

Join the conversation
  • The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Click here to review our Terms of Use.