It will not be an exaggeration to say that Bengalis have sweets for each single event. Sandesh, rasogolla, kalakand, and extra – Bengalis simply love having sweets every so often. They additionally mark each small or large event by making or gifting ‘mishti’ (as they name sweets in Bengali). In one such occasion, a candy store in Howrah not too long ago unveiled statuettes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and three leaders of Sanjukta Morcha. These statuettes are made amidst the continued West Bengal polls.
Besides PM Modi and CM Banerjee, the candy outlets made a three-headed statuette, which had Left Front chairman Biman Bose, Congress state chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and ISF chief Abbas Siddiqui. “What could be better than sweets to encourage people to vote,” stated Casto Halder, the candy store proprietor from Howrah.
According to a report in ANI, Casto Haldar additional stated that these sweets can final for a minimum of six months. What grabbed our consideration are the small print on every statue. For occasion, PM Modi is seen carrying his signature kurta, whereas Mamata Banerjee is seen campaigning sitting in a wheelchair, after her current damage.
ANI additional shared the photographs of the statuettes on Twitter. Let’s have a look:
West Bengal: A candy store in Howrah has made ‘candy’ statuettes of PM Modi, CM Mamata Banerjee & leaders of Sanjukta Morcha together with sweets etched with logos of political events
“What could be better than sweets to encourage people to vote,” stated candy store proprietor (02.04) pic.twitter.com/UwgcZ5e9dq
— ANI (@ANI) April 2, 2021
The photos of those distinctive ‘candy’ statuettes amused the Twitter customers. While one consumer wrote, “Didi wali statue achi hai..”, one other individual wrote, “Now all party supporters will purchase sweets from his shop.” A 3rd consumer wrote, “This happens only in Bengal.”
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