CM Mamata Banerjee chalks out ‘roadmap’ to counter BJP-RSS in West Bengal

"Mamata Banerjee today gave us a three-point programme to counter the BJP-RSS in Bengal," a senior TMC leader said.

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published:October 22, 2016 9:32 pm
Condemn communal terrorism, says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Saturday chalked out a three-point programme to “counter the rise of the BJP-RSS combine” in the state. She spelt out the programme at the party’s decision-making committee meeting. “Mamata Banerjee today gave us a three-point programme to counter the BJP-RSS in Bengal. First, we have been asked to organise small rallies and street-corner meetings from November 3-11 throughout the state where we will highlight the dangers of communalism and the threat the BJP-RSS poses to the state which has a history of communal harmony,” a senior TMC leader said.

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Secondly, during the Winter Session of Parliament, the party MPs have been asked to go for an “all-out attack” on the BJP government at the Centre over “rise of communalism”, he added. “Thirdly, a committee has been formed, with veteran MP Saugata Roy heading it, to prepare a booklet on the threats of communalism, the Singur movement and the achievements of the government,” he said.

The TMC leadership’s decision comes in the backdrop of clashes during the recently-concluded Durga Puja festival and Muharram which the state government has described as “stray incidents” occasioned by “personal rivalry”. Some of the TMC leaders though had earlier expressed their “displeasure” over the “communal” clashes in the state.

“As the CPI(M) and the Congress have been wiped out of Bengal, a political vacuum has been created in the opposition space and the BJP-RSS is fast filling that up,” a senior TMC MP told reporters. He admitted that the TMC top brass had “underestimated” the rise of the BJP-RSS in Bengal. “They had thought it was not a big threat. But, they were wrong,” the MP said.

“The recent communal clashes in various parts of the state have proved that we were wrong in gauging the growth of the BJP-RSS. Never before such a large-scale communal violence had taken place,” he added.

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    Bushan
    Oct 23, 2016 at 7:08 am
    Instead of crying communalisam TMC should concentrate on good non discriminatory governance and stop vote bank politics. Total development which benefits all sections of the society could only be the guarantor to remain in power and not the compeive politicking through street smart methods.
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      MyTake
      Oct 22, 2016 at 8:56 pm
      Indication is that she is going to hire her "Jamais" from Bangladesh and stan!
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        MyTake
        Oct 22, 2016 at 8:57 pm
        She is definitely a half wit!
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          MyTake
          Oct 22, 2016 at 9:01 pm
          [...where we will highlight the dangers of communalism and the threat the BJP-RSS poses to the state which has a history of communal harmony,” a senior TMC leader said.]lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;She is talking about the harmony 4 wives have in a Mullah's household if the wives are "happy" to forego their basic human rights! She learned that "harmony" tricks from Mullahs!
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            MyTake
            Oct 22, 2016 at 9:03 pm
            [Secondly, during the Winter Session of Parliament, the party MPs have been asked to go for an “all-out attack” on the BJP government at the Centre over “rise of communalism”, he added. “Thirdly, a committee has been formed, with veteran MP Saugata Roy heading it, to prepare a booklet on the threats of communalism, the Singur movement and the achievements of the government,” he said.]lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;It seems people in Bengal have not worked out their "Karma" yet. They need more time under Mamata!
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              MyTake
              Oct 22, 2016 at 9:06 pm
              [The TMC leadership’s decision comes in the backdrop of clashes during the recently-concluded Durga Puja festival and Muharram which the state government has described as “stray incidents” occasioned by “personal rivalry”. Some of the TMC leaders though had earlier expressed their “displeasure” over the “communal” clashes in the state.]lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Mamata did her Masters in Islamic History. It is clear where she is coming from!
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                Abbiya
                Oct 22, 2016 at 5:32 pm
                Mamata banerjee will take proper step to control feku and company with chaddi gang. .these groups destroy the nation. .well done madam.
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                  Amit
                  Oct 22, 2016 at 6:22 pm
                  Mamta Didi is doing right, Rss is a fake organization. They called them self the Hindu organization ( particularly Bramins are in Rss), But in 1990 when V.P Shing imposed Reservation, where were they sleeping and also when congress HRD Minister Arjun Shing extend the reservation for OBC, at that time also Where were Rss. now useing name of PM Modi's increase their organization and collecting fund in the name of Hinduism.lt;br/gt;They are the people who spread the discrimination in society. I request all don't believe RSS.
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