Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress has strongly objected to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day go to to Bangladesh at a time when Meeting polls are being held in West Bengal. In a letter to the Election Fee of India, TMC has described the PM’s tour as ‘gross violation of democratic ethics’ and one which was meant to ‘affect the voting sample’.
The TMC has written to the Election Fee alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s latest go to to Bangladesh violated the mannequin code of conduct in place for the West Bengal Meeting polls and a few of his programmes there “meant to affect the voting sample” in sure constituencies of the state.
PM Modi visited Bangladesh from March 26 to 27 to attend the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the nation’s independence and the beginning centenary of ‘Bangabandhu’ Sheikh Mujibur Rahman following an invite from his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.
“We’ve no objection in anyway to his go to to Bangladesh for this official goal. In spite of everything, India performed a important position within the liberation of Bangladesh. West Bengal, specifically, made an immense contribution to the heroic battle of our fellow Bengalis in (what was then) East Pakistan for freedom from the brutal regime in West Pakistan.
“Nonetheless, the All lndia Trinamool Congress strongly objects to Shri Modi’s programmes in Bangladesh on March 27. These had nothing to do with both the 50th anniversary of the independence of Bangladesh or the beginning centenary of ‘Bangabandhu’. Relatively, they had been solely and solely meant to affect the voting sample in sure constituencies within the ongoing elections to the Legislative Meeting of West Bengal,” the letter written by TMC Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien said
“No lndian Prime Minister has so openly indulged in an unethical and undemocratic act and violated the Mannequin Code of Conduct by not directly campaigning for his celebration from overseas soil,” the letter dated March 28 and launched on Tuesday, additional added.
The TMC chief additional alleged that the political motive behind Modi’s go to is confirmed by the truth that he took together with him BJP MP from West Bengal Santanu Thakur, who holds no official place within the authorities of lndia.
(With PTI inputs)