West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday likened herself to a Royal Bengal Tiger. Addressing a rally in Murshidabad, Banerjee stated that she shouldn’t be a weak one that might be “intimidated” by the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering.
“There is no such thing as a motive to suppose I’m weak, I’m not an individual to be afraid of something. I’m a robust individual and can preserve my head excessive so long as I dwell and until then I’ll dwell like a Royal Bengal Tiger,” she stated.
Banerjee additionally lashed out at these leaving the TMC forward of meeting polls and becoming a member of the saffron camp. She stated that they’re akin to Mir Jafar. She stated that “gaddars (traitors)” like Mir Jafar shouldn’t be forgotten and folks would educate them a lesson within the elections.
“We now have not forgotten the gaddars like Mir Jafar (who backstabbed Siraj Ud-Daulah throughout battle of Plassey). We should always always remember the gaddars. You must all educate them a lesson. There are some who indulged in corruption have now jumped to BJP…to enter the BJP washer to get cleaned,” she stated.
Banerjee additionally accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of wrongly claiming at a BJP assembly in Haldia on Sunday that authorities staff in Bengal don’t get salaries correctly. The CM stated that it’s the Centre which is promoting off BSNL, SAIL and privatising the Railways and insurance coverage firms.
She additionally claimed that the Centre didn’t give any help to West Bengal for coping with the devastation brought on by cyclone Amphan final 12 months, nor did it do something to help the state to take care of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Raking up the outsider situation, the TMC supremo claimed that the BJP is a celebration of Gujarat and Delhi, which is bringing in Nationwide Register of Residents (NRC) and Nationwide Inhabitants Register (NPR). The state chief minister asserted that she won’t enable these in Bengal.
“Folks from Gujarat won’t rule Bengal, the Trinamool Congress will rule Bengal,” she stated.
West Bengal is slated to go to polls in April-Could later this 12 months.