Banerjee claimed the Centre didn’t give any help to West Bengal for coping with the devastation brought on by cyclone Amphan, nor did it help the state in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic
Baharampur: West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday likened herself to a Royal Bengal Tiger, saying that she isn’t a weak one that may be intimidated by the BJP.
Addressing a rally in Murshidabad, the capital of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daullah’s empire, she additionally in contrast those that left the TMC to hitch the saffron occasion to Mir Jafar, a commander of his military who betrayed him within the Battle of Plassey in opposition to the British in 1757.
“There is no reason to think I am weak, I am not a person to be afraid of anything. I am a strong person and will keep my head high as long as I live and till then I will live like a Royal Bengal Tiger,” Banerjee mentioned.
Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of wrongly claiming at a BJP assembly in Haldia on Sunday that authorities workers in West Bengal don’t get salaries correctly, she alleged that it’s the Centre which is promoting off BSNL, SAIL and privatising the Indian Railways and insurance coverage corporations.
Banerjee additionally claimed that the Centre didn’t give any help to West Bengal for coping with the devastation brought on by cyclone Amphan final yr, nor did it do something to help the state to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Raking up the outsider difficulty, the TMC supremo claimed that the BJP is a celebration of Gujarat and Delhi, which is bringing in National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR). The state chief minister asserted that she is not going to enable these in West Bengal.
“People from Gujarat will not rule Bengal, the Trinamool Congress will rule Bengal,” Banerjee mentioned on the rally held forward of the meeting elections within the state due in April-May.
Claiming that corrupt individuals promote themselves off, she mentioned that those that need to depart the TMC and be part of the BJP are free to go. Alleging that some individuals are becoming a member of the saffron occasion out of worry that they might be implicated in circumstances associated to smuggling of cattle or coal, Banerjee mentioned, “The BJP seems to be a washing machine, those having dirty hands emerge clean after joining it.”
She additionally attacked the Congress and the Left which can contest the Assembly polls collectively within the state.
“The Congress cannot fight the BJP and does not want to do it. The CPM is the BJP’s big friend,” she mentioned, claiming that it is just the TMC which might tackle the would possibly of the saffron occasion within the state.
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