For Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to appear in court is a bit too much, says Mamata Banerjee

Mamata met Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday and said she would meet Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal during her stay.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: December 9, 2015 7:47 am
mamata banerjee, sonia rahul, sonia national herald case, national herald case, national herald news, india news, delhi news File photo of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. (Source: PTI )

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee expressed her support to Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi on their reluctance to appear in court, signalling an effort to reach out to the Congress amidst speculation about the party seeking a tie-up with the Left Front in the West Bengal elections.

“If they have to appear in court after so many years in politics then I really think it is a bit too much,” said Mamata, the West Bengal Chief Minister. “I am not commenting on the court order but this is my personal opinion. If our MPs were standing up in Parliament today, it means that we are with them on this one. Tomorrow is Sonia Gandhiji’s birthday so I will definitely try to meet her.”

Asked if this is a sign of increasing proximity between the Congress and the Trinamool, Mamata said, “In my state the Congress is with the Left… My fight is against injustice, it is not against a political party.”

Mamata met Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday and said she would meet Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal during her stay.

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    Abcd
    Dec 11, 2015 at 3:36 am
    Any politician is first a citizen of india...then a politician... so the law should be applicable uniformly... so why this ruskus....
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    1. Kanu Patel
      Dec 8, 2015 at 11:48 pm
      Why is it a bit too much? This is a democracy and no one is VVIP. They are supposed to face the proceedings as the AAM AADAMI faces daily.
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        Nitish_Lallu_Rabri_Mullayam
        Dec 9, 2015 at 4:55 am
        leaders like Mamta, Lallu, Nitish, sonia should learn from Mullayam singh and Mayawati.
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          Nitish_Lallu_Rabri_Mullayam
          Dec 9, 2015 at 4:53 am
          Mamta's rule has worstened West bengal she is ill minded and lack basic administative skills
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            Nitish_Lallu_Rabri_Mullayam
            Dec 9, 2015 at 4:53 am
            she fought elections against left front and defeated them and now she is considering tie up with left front..she is sick...
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