Kolkata: It is tit for tat politics, at its worst. A day after PM Narendra Modi dismissed the Opposition attempts to forge unity as ‘maha milawat’, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee hit back and said before the elections Modi calls himself a ‘chaiwala’ and after the polls are over, he becomes ‘Rafale wala’.
She was addressing a gathering in Kolkata and quoted by wire agency ANI. The comment came even as PM Modi was addressing a rally in her backyard — in Jalpaiguri. Hitting back, Mamata further said, “He [PM] doesn’t know India.
He reached this position only after Godhra and other conflicts. He is a master of Rafale. He is a master of demonetisation… He is a master of corruption. He is master of arrogance.” Cautioning the ruling BJP, the Bengal chief minister borrowed a Punjabi expression to underscore: “If you take ‘panga’ with us, I will become ‘changa’.”
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