West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday questioned Residence Minister Amit Shah’s declare of BJP profitable 26 out of 30 seats within the first section of Bengal elections, polling for which passed off on Saturday.
Deriding Union Residence Minister’s assertion that the BJP will win 26 of the 30 seats, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee mentioned that “the individuals’s verdict shall be evident after votes are counted.”
With out naming Shah, who made the assertion at a BJP press convention in New Delhi earlier within the day, Banerjee questioned how such a declare could possibly be made only a day after the elections had been held. The counting of votes for all eight phases of the election is slated to be taken up on Could 2.
“A pacesetter at the moment mentioned that the BJP will win 26 of 30 seats, why did he not declare all 30, did he depart the remaining for Congress and CPI(M)?” Banerjee quipped, addressing a rally within the Chandipur constituency, adjoining to Nandigram, from the place she is contesting.
Asserting that she is not going to predict something, Banerjee mentioned that it’s the individuals’s verdict which shall be evident after counting.
“Since 84 per cent votes had been polled, I can surmise that individuals have voted for us,” she mentioned.
‘That is Bengal, #KhelaHobe’: Derek O’Brien on Amit Shah’s prediction
TMC Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien additionally mentioned in a tweet shortly after Shah’s press meet in Delhi, “Thoughts video games will not work, Mo-Sha” (a referrence to Modi-Shah).”
“Attempt your seat prediction stunts on the Gujarat Gymkhana. That is Bengal. #KhelaHobe,” O’Brien, the senior TMC chief in any respect India degree, posted on the microblogging web site.
The put up, which additionally referred to the `khela hobe’ (the sport shall be performed) marketing campaign of the TMC, has the hashtag of #TMCSweepsPhase1.
Amit Shah predicts victory on 26 out of 30 seats in Bengal first section election
Amit Shah on Sunday informed reporters the excessive voting proportion in first section indicated the get together has already garnered many of the votes within the 30 meeting constituencies.
Asking individuals to overlook who the TMC nominee is in a seat, the get together supremo mentioned that it’s she who’s the candidate of the get together in each constituency.
Dealing with as much as the star-studded BJP marketing campaign the place the get together has fielded the prime minister, house and defence ministers moreover the Uttar Pradesh chief minister amongst others, Mamata has been fastidiously cultivating a picture of being the `lone fighter’ in a battle between Delhi and Bengal.
With Nandigram going to the polls within the second section on April 1, together with 29 different seats, Banerjee requested TMC polling brokers to not depart the polling cubicles at any price.
Mamata Banerjee warns get together’s polling brokers
Banerjee mentioned that she could have her eyes on her get together’s polling brokers, warning them that she would know in case anybody works towards the get together or accepts bribes from the opposition.
“I might not have mentioned such issues elsewhere, however right here we’re confronted with traitors,” she mentioned. The TMC supremo has usually referred to the Adhikari household, with out naming them, as “traitors” after get together heavyweights Suvendu, his father Sisir and one other brother Soumendu left the get together to affix the saffron get together fold.
Banerjee additionally claimed that a chief from Hyderabad has come to divide the minority votes in Bengal, Banerjee wished to know his whereabouts throughout communal riots in Delhi and Gujarat.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, who had earlier talked of a potential tie-up with Islamic cleric Abbas Siddique of Furfura Sharif, has spoken of fielding candidates from some seats within the meeting elections in West Bengal.
Siddique has fashioned his personal outfit ISF and has entered into an alliance with the Left Entrance and the Congress to struggle the eight-phased meeting elections.
(With inputs from PTI)