West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday stated India should have 4 different capitals. Britishers dominated all the nation from Kolkata, she stated. “I consider that India should have four alternate capitals. The English dominated all the nation from Kolkata. Why ought to there be just one capital metropolis in our nation,” stated Banerjee whereas addressing a rally in Kolkata on the event of the 125th beginning anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Banerjee additionally criticised the Centre for abolishing the Planning Fee, which, in response to her, was conceptualised by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Addressing a programme at Netaji Bhavan on his 125th beginning anniversary, Banerjee described Bose as an icon who had advocated unity amongst all communities within the nation.
She additionally demanded that Netaji’s birthday on January 23 be declared a nationwide vacation.
“Why the nationwide Planning Fee, which was conceptualised by Netaji in impartial India, was dissolved? Why the demand for a vacation on Netaji’s birthday by our authorities not but met?” Banerjee stated in her temporary speech.
The Narendra Modi authorities disbanded the Planning Fee in 2014 and had shaped the Niti Aayog.
Banerjee stated, “We do not keep in mind Netaji earlier than the elections. He’s in our hearts for 365 days. We’re in contact together with his household.”
She additionally stated Netaji was described as ‘Deshnayak’ by Rabindranath Tagore.
“We’re celebrating his birthday day as Deshnayak Diwas,” Banerjee added.