LM NEWS 24
LM NEWS 24

Will Defeat Mamata Or Quit Politics: Suvendu Adhikari

Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she will contest the upcoming election from Nandigram, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari accepted her challenge and said he will quit politics if the party does not defeat her by 50,000 votes.

Addressing a public meeting in south Kolkata, Adhikari, who joined BJP last month, said Mamata Banerjee goes to Nandigram once in five years just ahead of elections.

“What has she done for Nandigram? She has hired an agent from Bihar to win the election in Bengal. Regardless of who contests against her, she will lose by 50,000 votes. If I fail to defeat her I will leave politics,” he said.

“TMC is not a party but a private limited company run by Mamata Banerjee and her corrupt nephew. TMC has robbed people. They looted the Amphan cyclone money, they looted rice, they looted COVID-19 vaccine,” he alleged.

Ahead of rally, BJP held a mega roadshow from Tollygunge tram depot to Rashbehari Avenue in south Kolkata, which is considered a stronghold of Mamata Banerjee.

Stones were pelted at BJP workers who were part of the rally attended by Union Minister Debasree Chaudhuri, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh apart from Adhikari.

Criticizing TMC for the alleged violence, Adhikari said, “Attackers from ‘Mini-Pakistan’ and supporters of the administrator of Kolkata Municipal Corporation attacked our workers. But they cannot stop us like this. We will make Sonar Bangla,” he said.

Speaking at the rally, Debashree Chowdhury alleged the policies of TMC government had forced people to migrate.

“She (Mamata) told BJP cannot mark its presence in south Kolkata. Today we are here and she fled to Nandigram. Mamata destroyed agriculture, industry and education. It is due to her that people have migrated to other states to work as daily wagers,” she said.

“Mamata Banerjee is the ‘messiah’ of injustice. She believes in vote bank politics and has been indulging in appeasing certain sections of the society. You will be defeated from wherever you contest,” she added.

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh took a jibe on TMC saying its “boat has started sinking after the visit of our two leaders (Amit Shah and JP Nadda)”.

“I wonder what will happen if Prime Minister Modiji comes. Today’s roadshow is just a trailer,” he said.

Ghosh said people of Bengal have not seen good governance as BJP has never been in power in the state.

“We will build Sonar Bangla. Mamata Banerjee is not confident of winning in Bhowanipore so she is testing the soil in Nandigram. Let me tell you, no safe seat is left in Bengal for TMC,” he said.

Mamata Banerjee announced earlier in the day that she would contest from Nandigram Assembly seat in the assembly election that is due in a few months.

BJP is seeking to come to power in the state and has been extensively campaigning over the past few months . (ANI)

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By agreeing you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

Privacy Settings saved!
Privacy Settings

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Control your personal Cookie Services here.

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies basic services cannot be provided.

Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.
  • PHPSESSID

Used on sites built with Wordpress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled
  • wordpress_test_cookie

In order to use this website we use the following technically required cookies
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress_logged_in_
  • wordpress_sec

Decline all Services
Accept all Services
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x