“After demonetisation disaster and now Rupee slide, Rupee crashes to its lowest ever. We are very concerned,” the Mamta Banerjee tweeted.
The chief minister also alleged that of the 40 lakh people left out of NRC, 38 lakh are Bengali speakers. “Twenty lakh are Bengali Hindus, 13 lakh are Bengali Muslims and another 2 lakh belong to Nepali community,” she said.
This is not the first time that Banerjee has sent defamation notices to BJP leaders – he had moved the Alipore court earlier against BJP leader Mukul Roy and union minister of state Babul Supriyo alleging defamation against him and demanding apologies.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee laid the foundation stone for her government’s flagship project ‘Silicon Valley’
Somnath Chatterjee’s daughter, Anushila Basu, said the CPI(M) wanted to take his body to the party headquarters at Alimuddin Street, but they refused to allow it.
Accusing the saffron party of being “anti-Bengali”, Mamata Banerjee said the 40 lakh people omitted from the draft list were “very much Indians”. She said that even she would not be able to produce the birth certificate of her parents if the government asks for it.
Amit Shah rally: Referring to TMC posters saying ‘Anti-Bengal BJP to leave Bengal’, Amit Shah said the saffron party is neither anti-Bengal nor anti-Bengali but is against the “misrule” of Trinamool Congress.
A political slugfest has erupted ever since the “complete draft” of the NRC excluded over 40 lakh people in Assam. Of the 3.29 crore people who had filled in applications for the NRC in 2015, 2.89 crore people found their names in the draft list.
Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of making a U-turn on the infiltration issue, BJYM president Poonam Mahajan Saturday urged the Trinamool Congress not to politicise issues related to national security. Mahajan made the statement ahead of BJP president Amit Shah’s rally, organised by the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), in Kolkata this afternoon. […]
Mamata Banerjee also directed MLAs, TMC leaders as well as the district magistrate and superintendent of police to help solve people’s problems.
During a visit to Jhargram district, her first after the panchayat polls in May this year, the Trinamool Congress chief urged the people to stay united against communal forces and stop them from entering the district.
Sources said the principal cancelled at the last moment, saying that he “wasn’t kept in the loop” and that proper procedure to seek permission was not followed.
In the poem, she wrote, “What’s your surname? Your father’s name? What language do you speak? What is your religion? What do you eat?…. What’s your identity? Where do you live? Tell us or else you’re a traitor.”
TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee penned a poem titled “Identity” and said those who protested against the saffron party had no place in the country and carried the risk of being labelled anti-national.
The dam located in Jharkhand’s Dumka district is maintained by West Bengal’s irrigation department.