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Modi is a devil and he wants to divide Hindus and Muslims in Kolkata: Mamata

Reacting to Modi’s charge of misgovernance, she said, “We do not need gyaan on development from the architect of riots.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Updated: April 29, 2014 9:34 am

A day after Narendra Modi targeted her, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate “a devil” and the “architect of riots”. She said “the nation will plunge into darkness” if Modi becomes the prime minister.

“Modi is a devil. He has presided over riots in his own state and has turned his attention to Bengal… He wants to divide Hindus and Muslims in the state,” she said in a statement put up on the Trinamool Congress website.

Reacting to Modi’s charge of misgovernance, she said, “We do not need gyaan on development from the architect of riots. He has no right to be in politics.”

On Modi’s allegation that she was ignoring non-Bengalis and welcoming Bangladeshis, Mamata said, “Everyone is our brother and sister, whether they belong to Gujarat or Bihar. We do not discriminate between people… We don’t do casteism and dirty politics.

“Bangla is the fifth most widely spoken language in the world. Elsewhere in India, people who speak Bangla are branded Bangladeshis… Bangladeshis who migrated to India followed the 1971 Indira-Mujib agreement (are)… legal immigrants.”

The Election Commission has asked for the CD and transcript of Modi’s speech in West Bengal on Sunday. The TMC’s Mukul Roy had complained against Modi for claiming that one of Mamata’s paintings was sold for “Rs 1.80 crore” and raising doubts about the buyer.

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  1. T
    Feb 22, 2016 at 4:28 pm
    Mamta is completely fake, in her reign Bengal can't never improve but of course can improve in politics and fake drama. .
    1. A
      Apr 29, 2014 at 11:09 am
      Abki baar, 300 paar, Modi sarkar!
      1. S
        Apr 29, 2014 at 9:19 am
        Mr.Modi made a comment on corruption and misgovernance.. how did riots and butcher enter this ? I will tell you why. Because this Bengal govt. doesnot have a counter narrative on development or governance. I dont see any disimmilarity between the last bengal regime and now..it will still be a development laggard in the years to come.
        1. Chandan Bhowmick
          Apr 30, 2014 at 1:07 am
          WEST BENGAL is shining .Make MAMATA AS P M of INDIA will shine ,VOTE FOR MAMATA there will be no eviction from iillegali occupied govt land.So start occupy govt land immediately it will be regularised by P M MAMATA who is comming in power.vote for mamata
          1. K
            Apr 29, 2014 at 8:59 am
            So fill the country with Bangladeshis, just for your vote bank.
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