BJP ridicules Mamata Banerjee’s call to ‘oust’ it from India

Commenting on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's 'oust the BJP' call at a public rally on Friday, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said the saffron party came to power at the Centre and 18 states through a democratic process.

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published: July 21, 2017 7:13 pm
Mamata Banerjee, martyr rally, kolkata martyr rally, BJP, Dilip Ghosh TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses the Martyrs’ rally in Kolkata on Friday organised to commemorate the death of 13 Youth Congress workers killed in the Police firing in 1993. (Source: PTI)

The BJP on Friday ridiculed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s call to “oust” the party from the country and claimed that her Trinamool Congress had been “reduced to a signboard” in Tripura, where it tried to expand its base. “She (Banerjee) had earlier given a ‘Modi hatao, desh bachao’ (get rid of Modi, save the country) call, but the BJP won in four more states (after that). We are ready to fight her politics of appeasement and communalism,” said West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh.

Commenting on Banerjee’s “oust the BJP” call at a public rally on Friday, Ghosh said the saffron party came to power at the Centre and 18 states through a democratic process. “The TMC tried to expand its base in Tripura, but was reduced to a signboard there. Now, she (Banerjee) is calling for an ouster of the BJP. This is funny,” he added.

Six sacked TMC MLAs in Tripura had voted for NDA nominee Ramnath Kovind in the July 17 presidential election. “In the presidential poll, there was cross-voting in West Bengal as well. She (Banerjee) should take lessons from it,” Ghosh said, adding that the TMC chief should see whether she would remain in power in the state or not.

As a counter to the TMC’s “oust the BJP” programme, he said the state unit of the saffron party would launch a campaign on August 9 against the “appeasement policy” of the ruling party in West Bengal.

Refuting Banerjee’s claim that India’s relations with foreign countries had deteriorated during the Modi rule, Ghosh said, “On the contrary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy is respected all over the world.” He alleged that the TMC was “obstructing” the development programmes of the Centre and accused Banerjee of “indulging in corrupt practices”.

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    Rabi Mishra
    Jul 22, 2017 at 2:43 pm
    This lunatic woman Mamata must not delude herself to believe that she can drive out BJP from India as she did the Tatas from Nadigram. India is not Nandigram. Nor BJP is Tata.By cornering the Muslim votes turning herself into a Begum she is making a fool of West Bengal.
    1. Madhukar Nikam
      Jul 21, 2017 at 7:46 pm
      Mamata....hatao is the right slogan
      1. Paki Terrorist
        Jul 21, 2017 at 7:42 pm
        This ugly b itch Mamata Begum is an illiterate uncultured female goon who practiced street level politics all her life, and thinks the people of India will buy what the spineless coward Bengali Hindus do in the rotten state West Bengal.