"I do not have any appointment with her (Powell)," Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat when asked about the meeting.

The Trinamool Congress' website had earlier claimed that Powell had sought a meeting with Banerjee which was likely to be held on Friday. On her second visit to Kolkata, Powell met Governor MK Narayanan at the Raj Bhavan.

Powell had met Banerjee for the first time in September 2012. British Prime Minister David Cameron too had a meeting with Banerjee in November 2013 and even invited her to London.

Earlier on February 13, Powell met Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar.

(Agencies)

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