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Mamata Banerjee, Nusrat Jahan attend Kolkata rath yatra festival

Mamata Banerjee pulled the chariot of Lord Jagannath at the rath yatra, where Nusrat Jahan was a special invitee.

Flanked by newly-elected MP Nusrat Jahan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the ISKCON Rath Yatra festival in Kolkata on Thursday. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

Mamata Banerjee pulled the chariot of Lord Jagannath at the rath yatra, where Nusrat Jahan was a special invitee. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

The Basirhat MP conveyed her gratitude to ISKCON for inviting her to the event and regarded herself "blessed" to be part of the procession. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

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Nusrat Jahan appealed to keep politics and faith separate. She was recently criticised by Muslim clerics for wearing sindoor and mangalsutra during her oath in Parliament. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

During the event she also said, "Young India stands for inclusive India, secularism, humanity." (Express photo by Partha Paul)