BJP employed goons to threaten voters in West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee hits out at saffron get together | India Information
Kotulpur/Indus (WB): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday (March 22) mentioned that the BJP makes “tall guarantees” forward of elections, and by no means delivers throughout a rally in Bankura district. Hitting out on the BJP over its promise to dole out “free” rice and pulses to folks, she claimed that the saffron get together has “roped in goons to threaten folks. These goons may go to households and ask girls with folded fingers to vote for them or face the specter of being herded out”.
She mentioned “The BJP peddles lies earlier than elections. They promise rice, pulses, chakri (job), all the pieces. After polls, they’re nowhere to be seen. I wish to know what occurred to the get together’s promise of depositing Rs 15 lakh within the financial institution accounts of each citizen (earlier than the 2014 Lok Sabha polls).”
Addressing girls, Mamata Banerjee mentioned, “Be prepared with cooking utensils to push back such components in the event that they situation a veiled menace,” including that the saffron get together has employed ‘borgis’ (plunderers) from outdoors to “loot votes”. She additionally mocked the BJP’s promise of 33 per cent reservation for girls in authorities jobs, and mentioned, “They could not take mandatory steps to make sure 33 per cent feminine illustration amongst elected representatives on totally different platforms.”
“Quite the opposite, the TMC has already made positive that ladies get 50 per cent illustration in panchayat and native our bodies. Additionally 40 per cent of TMC representatives in Parliament are girls.”
The get together gave the peace of mind that ‘Annapurna Canteen’ will likely be arrange throughout the state to offer cooked meals 3 times a day at Rs 5 per meal. It additionally mentioned that subsidised ration can be doled out by way of the general public distribution system — rice or wheat at Rs 1 per kg, dal at Rs 30 per kg, salt at Rs 3 per kg and sugar at Rs 5 per kg.
Accusing the BJP of issuing diktat over meals and garments in states the place the get together is in energy, she mentioned, “They (saffron camp leaders) dictate whether or not somebody ought to put on a sari or some other apparel. They determine if a pregnant girl ought to eat eggs.”
If the BJP is elected to energy, it’s going to roll out the NPR and NRC workouts and take away names of bona-fide residents from these registers, she mentioned.
“The get together desires to alter the historical past and geography of India… They modify names of instructional establishments at will. A cricket stadium in Gujarat has been named after PM Modi. At some point they are going to change the identify of our nation.” “Narendra Modi will quickly be projected as somebody larger than Ambedkar… Even larger than Tagore,” she claimed.
Taking potshots on the saffron camp’s vow to free Bengal of corruption, Banerjee mentioned, “We’re but to know the main points of the cash spent beneath PM Cares Fund. What all has been happening beneath the garb of disinvestment isn’t any secret. I, then again, do not take single paise as wage. I’ve forfeited my allowance as a former MP, and as an MLA.”
She mentioned, “Modibabu, it is best to clarify why you might be so desperate to unload stakes and shut down Coal India, BSNL, MTNL and SAIL. Why you might be so eager on closing down nationalised banks.”
Mamata slams CPI(M), Congress
Coaching weapons on the CPI(M) and the Congress, she mentioned, “CPI(M) goons had unleashed terror in Kotulpur, Chomkaitala belts (within the 90s and early 2000), once I was an opposition chief. That they had even attacked me once I visited the affected areas to be on aspect of victims’ households. Those self same CPI(M) harmads (goons) have joined the BJP.”
Speaking in regards to the damage she sustained on her foot throughout electioneering in Nandigram on March 10, the TMC boss claimed she was sufferer of a conspiracy hatched by rivals.
She additional mentioned, “That they had hit my head, my again, my fingers and virtually each a part of my physique prior to now, you all (folks) know that. This time, they (rivals) determined to focus on my leg to cease me from stepping out of residence. However they do not know Mamata Banerjee effectively.”
(With Company Inputs)