File photograph of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.
Siliguri (WB):West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stepped up her attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and puzzled why he in most cases compares India with Pakistan.
Addressing a rally against the National Register of Residents (NRC) and the Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) in Siliguri, Banerjee asked Modi why Modi talks about Pakistan all day.
“It is some distance a disgrace that even after 70 years of Independence, folks bear to point their nationality. We bear a prosperous culture and heritage nonetheless despite that I don’t realize why our PM in most cases compares India with Pakistan… Is he the PM of India or Pakistan?,” she said.
Modi had on Thursday dared the Congress and its allies to boost their bid against Pakistan’s atrocities on its minorities for the past 70 years.
Banerjee, who also shall be the Trinamool Congress chief, said Modi and his celebration spoke of Pakistan as soon as rapidly to divert consideration from the prevailing economic disaster and unemployment in India.
“Is he their ambassador? If someone says ‘give me job, I actually don’t bear any work’, he says toddle to Pakistan. If someone says there are no industries, he says toddle to Pakistan. Pakistan ‘ka charcha Pakistan kare, hum Hindustan ka charcha kyun karenge, yeh humaari janmabhoomi hai’ (Let Pakistan talk about themselves, why we are in a position to talk about Pakistan” We must silent talk about Hindustan),” she said.
Claiming that the BJP is “intentionally” setting up confusion over the implementation of NRC, Banerjee said, “The Prime Minister is asserting the NRC could no longer be implemented nonetheless his ministers are claiming that the exercise shall be performed across the nation,” she said, adding that she will be able to proceed her protests against the CAA and West Bengal will no longer tolerate the divisive and hate politics in the name of faith at any worth.
Banerjee accused the BJP of “intentionally” setting up confusion over the implementation of the NRC, asserting its leaders bear been making contradictory statements on the topic.
“On one hand, the highest minister says there shall be no NRC; on the assorted, the Union Dwelling Minister (Amit Shah) and diverse BJP ministers order the exercise shall be performed across the nation,” she said.
Talking relating to the most up-to-date clashes over the citizenship legislation in Uttar Pradesh, which claimed a total lot of lives, Banerjee, in a veiled attack on her counterpart Yogi Adityanath, said, “Those that can’t rule are governing most major states.”
Dubbing her fight against the amended legislation because the “second battle of Independence”, she said, “They (BJP) accurate know divide the nation on the premise of faith. However myreligion is to defend the freedom of folks. We bear to set up the nation from bigotry,” she added.
(With inputs from PTI)
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