Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a rally to mark International Womens Day, in Kolkata, Monday, March 8, 2021.
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a rally to mark International Womens Day, in Kolkata, Monday, March 8, 2021.
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Baghmundi/ Balarampore: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday claimed that though her attackers thought that after being attacked she won’t hit the streets, but despite all pain she will reach out to the people of West Bengal.

“I am a street fighter and nothing can stop me. More than my leg pain I am worried about the pain of common people of the state. Earlier even the Left Front has tried to stop my voice, but nothing can stop me from standing by the people,” said the West Bengal Chief Minister.

Claiming that the ruling Trinamool Congress had curbed the violence in Purulia, the TMC supremo said that the ruling West Bengal government had also made law in favour of the Adivasis.

“There was lots of violence in Purulia and Ayodhya hills. Now peace prevails in Purulia as the ruling Trinamool Congress has taken strict action against the violence. Previously there were several potholes on the roads and after coming to power the TMC had developed the roads,” added Mamata adding that if given another chance the TMC government will do more development in Purulia.

Slamming the BJP led Central government, the TMC supremo stated that the Central Government’s scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana’ has become ‘Andhera Yojana’ due to the constant price hike on petroleum products by the BJP government.

Taking a potshot at BJP leaders who are seen taking lunch at the house of farmers and poor people, Mamata claimed that the BJP does ‘Drama’ ahead of the election.

“On one side the poor farmers are protesting for more than 100 days at Singhu border, on the other side the BJP leaders are faking their concern for the poor and farmers in Bengal. They order food from costly restaurants and just to get votes, eat the same by purchasing the poor people and their residence,” slammed the TMC supremo adding that no ‘outsiders’ will get a chance to rule West Bengal.

Further slamming the saffron camp, the TMC supremo said, “Rathyatra is for Lord Jagannath, but BJP is now doing Rathyatra and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is just saying lies to malign Bengal.”

Announcing new sops ahead of the polls, the West Bengal Chief Minister mentioned that if voted back to power the TMC government will reach free ration to everyone at their doorstep.

Meanwhile, TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee addressing several rallies at Midnapore, stated that if voted to power, the BJP will rename ‘Midnapore as Modipore’.

“Modi renamed a stadium in his name, now if they come to power in West Bengal he will try to change the name of places in West Bengal after his name,” added the nephew of TMC supremo.

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