Every week after Union Residence Minister Amit Shah held a mega rally in West Bengal’s Bolpur, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday responded with an equally massive mass gathering and a roadshow within the city. The Trinamool Congress chief led a Four-km march earlier than addressing an enormous gathering. Whereas asserting that her get together will retain energy by profitable the 2021 meeting elections, Mamata launched a frontal assault on the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) which pushing exhausting to dethrone her.
Mamata took a potshot at TMC leaders who’ve left her to hitch the BJP just lately and stated that defections will not have an effect on her get together’s prospects.
“You should buy a number of MLAs, however you can not purchase Trinamool Congress. The defections won’t influence the get together in any respect because the persons are with us.”
Referring to Amit Shah, Mamata stated that ‘outsiders’ are coming to Bengal and insulting the life’s philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore and Nazrul Islam.
“Conspiracies are being hatched to destroy the tradition of Bengal. I genuinely really feel unhealthy once I see efforts being made to pursue communal politics at Visva Bharati,” she stated, urging folks to cease the politics of violence and divisive ways.
“These folks do not know concerning the Bengali icons however are nonetheless commenting on them. BJP All-India President J P Nadda stated Rabindranath was born in Santiniketan. It’s an insult to Gurudev as Rabindranath had established Santiniketan 60 years after his beginning,” Mamata Banerjee stated.
She went on to model Visva-Bharati Vice Chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty as a ‘BJP man’, and alleged that he was planning to destroy the wealthy heritage of the hallowed establishment by “importing divisive and communal politics inside its campus”.
“Those that don’t respect Mahatma Gandhi and different icons of the nation are actually speaking of constructing ‘Sonar Bangla’ (Golden Bengal). Rabindranath Tagore has created ‘Sonar Bangla’ a number of a long time in the past, all we have to do is to guard the place from the communal onslaught of the BJP,” Mamat Banerjee stated in an obvious reference to Amit Shah’s assertion final week.
(With Inputs From Businesses)