Trinamool Congress (TMC) national spokesperson Derek O'Brien tweeted:
Mr O'Brien posted another tweet:
Pete Seeger performed at a peace concert at Park Circus Maidan #kolkata in the early 1960s. The music plays on... 2016 Jan 12 Ghulam Ali— Derek O'Brien (@quizderek) January 5, 2016
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in October last year had offered to host the concert of the ghazal singer after the event was cancelled in Mumbai in the face of Shiv Sena threats. (Also Read: Ghulam Ali: I Have No Concerts Planned in India)
Shiv Sena had then threatened to disrupt the programme warning that no artiste from Pakistan will be allowed to perform in the city till terror emanating from across the border is stopped.