Criticising TMC’s ‘minimize cash’ tradition, the house minister mentioned if voted to energy BJP will probe corruption in disbursement of aid fund within the state after Cyclone Amphan
Kakdwip/Pailan: The political cauldron in poll-bound West Bengal heated up on Thursday with Union Home Minister Amit Shah calling to uproot the “syndicate raj” of the ruling TMC within the state and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee difficult him to first defeat her nephew Abhishek after which consider defeating her.
For the primary time earlier than the Assembly elections, Mamata and Shah held rallies in the identical district on the identical day.
The two rallies at Kakdwip and Pailan in South 24 Parganas district, located about 70 km aside, have been held at about identical time within the afternoon. While Shah addressed the rally at Kakdwip, the TMC supremo spoke on the one at Pailan.
The West Bengal chief minister hit out at Shah for the frequent Bua-hatija jibes in opposition to her and her nephew, TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee, and mentioned his household is not going to go unscathed if he continued to assault the households of different politicians.
Shah, who additionally visited Gangasagar, urged the folks to “uproot the syndicate Raj of the TMC” and vote the BJP to energy to usher in Sonar Bangla (affluent Bengal) after the Assembly ballot, which is due in April-May.
Flagging off the saffron social gathering’s ‘Parivartan Yatra’ from Kakdwip, which was the fifth and final leg of BJP’s Ratha Yatra within the state, he mentioned it isn’t for merely altering a chief minister, an MLA or a minister however for ending infiltration and reworking Bengal right into a developed state.
“It is not our aim just to usher in a BJP government after defeating Mamata Banerjee’s regime. This is BJP’s fight to make Bengal Sonar Bangla. This fight is between our booth workers and the TMC syndicate – it is a fight to end the syndicate raj. You (the people) vote for BJP. Leave alone illegal immigrants, not even a bird from across the border will be allowed to enter the state,” Shah mentioned.
Criticising TMC’s “cut money” tradition, he mentioned if voted to energy BJP will probe corruption in disbursement of aid fund within the state put up cyclone Amphan.
“The central government had sent relief and funds after cyclone Amphan for the affected people. But TMC leaders siphoned off the money. If we are voted to power we will constitute an inquiry committee to probe corruption in the disbursement of relief funds. All those who indulged in corruption will be sent to jail,” he mentioned.
Shah, a former BJP president, additionally lashed out on the “dynastic politics” within the TMC and iterated that the West Bengal authorities has been working just for the welfare for the chief minister’s nephew and never for the folks.
“The TMC government is only interested in bhatija kalyan (welfare of the nephew). It is not interested in people’s welfare,” he mentioned taking a jibe.
He mentioned that if the BJP is voted to energy it can present 30 p.c reservation for girls in authorities jobs and lecturers preventing for truthful remuneration will get justice.
At Pailan, a combative Mamata mentioned her household will do nothing that may let down the folks of the state and challenged Shah to defeat her nephew Abhishek Banerjee earlier than pondering of defeating her.
She mocked Shah for his declare that BJP will win greater than 200 of the 294 meeting seats within the state. “In 2021 we (TMC) will break all records and get the highest votes and win the most seats,” Mamata mentioned.
“Day in and day out, they are talking about Bua-Bhatija. I challenge Amit Shah – contest against Abhishek Banerjee first and then me,” she mentioned amid loud cheers from TMC supporters.
Mamata challenged Shah to take Abhishek Banerjee’s title and mentioned the BJP chief’s household is not going to go unscathed if he continues to assault the kin of different politicians.
“Every day, you talk about Bua-Bhatija. What Bhatija? Why don’t you name him? What about your son? Your son is also my bhatija. Why don’t you let your son join politics and ask him to toil hard to rise through the ranks ?” she requested.
The chief minister mentioned Abhishek Banerjee had the simple choice to go to the Rajya Sabha however he selected to battle the Lok Sabha election and gained the the Diamond Harbour seat.
“I have neither made him the deputy chief minister nor the chief minister. He is just an elected MP,” she mentioned and claimed that political rivals had even tried to kill Abhishek Banerjee in an accident.
The TMC supremo mentioned she doesn’t must find out about Hindu dharma from BJP leaders. South 24 Parganas district is taken into account a TMC stronghold because the social gathering gained 29 of the 31 meeting seats in 2016. The BJP did not make a dent within the district within the 2019 common election when it emerged as the principle opposition social gathering within the state.
Shah visited Aurobindo Bhawan within the metropolis later within the night and paid his tributes to Aurobindo Ghosh, a
nationalist, yogi and thinker.
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