Mamata wants Modi in jail, says all ‘migrants’ citizens of state

Mamata said that PM aspirant (Modi) was setting the state on fire.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published:May 6, 2014 3:38 am

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying by trying to create a divide between citizens of West Bengal and people of Bangladesh, the PM aspirant (Modi) was setting the state on fire.

Referring to Modi as “Comrade daangabaaj”, Mamata said: “A person who speaks in such language has no right to become the prime minister and he should be put in jail. I don’t know about others but we will say on record that he should be jailed,” she said while addressing an election rally at Bongaon in North 24 Parganas. The CM also addressed rallies at Habra and Ashokenagar.

Modi had, in his two rallies in the state before, accused Mamata of playing vote-bank politics with Bangladeshis, and had said that if BJP came to power, he would send all illegal migrants from Bangladesh back to their own country.

Attacking the BJP, the CM said that a party which has no MLA or MP is talking of driving Bengalis out of the state and people would take revenge through ballot box. “In Bengal, there is no refugee colony where people are living without valid documents. All are citizens of the state. Mr Modi has no idea of history or geography. How can you drive Bengalis out of Bengal. The CPM has now sold their flag to the BJP and is depending on them to scrape through. They are shameless people,’’ Mamata said.

Meanwhile, Left Front chairman Biman Bose said: “On the parameters of human development, Gujarat ranks at the bottom. What has he (Modi) done?”

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    Rafiq Azam
    May 7, 2014 at 3:25 am
    Didi is planning to become PM of Bongalistan, formed by merger of Bangladesh with West Bengal and Muslim majority areas of am and Bihar. Nitish will also convert to RoP and become deputy PM.
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    Abhishek Anand
    May 6, 2014 at 11:24 am
    There is already a divide between Bengal and Bangladesh ,Its called the international border.
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    arvind
    May 6, 2014 at 12:35 pm
    in our country our own people are becoming refugees in Kashmir and Mamata is showing deep concerns of refugees of Bangala Desh. Our own politicians are least concerns about our own countrymen. Only God can now save our country from further disaster.
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    anObserver
    May 6, 2014 at 4:15 am
    Ms Banerjee, do the country a favour. So many East stanis are living in other states. At least get them into West Bengal & then give them a means of lively hood. We are with you.
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    murty
    May 6, 2014 at 12:36 am
    for mamata the bengali and muslim vote is more important than indian security.she wants all bangladesh people to come to india and do war cry for funds from central govt.how the people of w.b tolerating??? god alone knows????
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    amarjeet sharma
    May 6, 2014 at 9:43 am
    Mamta madam by doing all this you may be able to get the illegal votes of the Bangladeshi migrants, but in the long run your actions are harmful to the local natives of the West Bengal. Be above the petty politics and think for the nation, which is your first and last duty.
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    Rajiv Pande
    May 6, 2014 at 2:56 pm
    When you give india citizenship to Bangladesh immigrants it becomes a national issue. This is not just about Bengal.
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    Suren Singh
    May 6, 2014 at 9:56 am
    Harbouring illegal migrants is a crime.
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