Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday kicked off the celebration’s election marketing campaign for north Bengal in Siliguri by accusing the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central authorities of being “anti-poor” and “anti-women.”
She focused Modi and Union house minister Amit Shah after main a roadshow in protest in opposition to LPG worth hike.
The TMC chief led just a few thousand ladies and men alongside a 2-8 km stretch of the Hill Cart Street from Mallaguri to Sardar Hasmi Chowk. Stating that the largest subject earlier than the folks was rise within the worth of LPG cylinder, Banerjee demanded that cooking gasoline be provided free by the Centre.
“If I can provide free ration to the folks, why ought to they purchase an LPG cylinder for ₹900 to cook dinner meals. It needs to be out there free. If you don’t get it free, don’t vote for the BJP,” she advised the group on the protest.
Within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP), Banerjee’s essential contender within the coming meeting polls, received seven of the north Bengal area’s eight seats.
Attacking the BJP, which has accused the TMC of working syndicates, Banerjee stated India is aware of just one syndicate. “What syndicate are we speaking about? India is aware of just one syndicate and that’s Modi and Shah. There isn’t any different syndicate,” she stated.
“You’re the greatest tolabaaj (extortionist),” she stated, concentrating on the Prime Minister. “You will have bought public sector models. How a lot fee one will get by promoting Metal Authority of India, Air India and Coal India?” Banerjee stated, including, “You will have bought Delhi. You solely have to vary the title of India.”
Persevering with her assault on the BJP-led central authorities, she stated, “The place has the hearth of the Ujjwala scheme gone? Even the comptroller and auditor normal of India has discovered a scandal within the Centre’s Ujjwala scheme. The TMC will stay in Bengal however you’ll have to go. The BJP will get defeated in all 5 states going to the meeting polls.”
Hitting out on the Prime Minister for his comment on ladies’s security in Bengal, she stated, “You don’t have any disgrace. You allege that in Bengal ladies don’t get respect. You will have disrespected ladies by rising the value of LPG. My sisters and moms can transfer round freely until 4 am. However in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, ladies can’t go away house after 3 pm. Day earlier than yesterday one other Hathras-like incident happened. Three ladies had been raped on a single day. The daddy was murdered for protesting. You speak large. Don’t you are feeling ashamed?”
There was no response to her feedback from the BJP until the time of going to print.