BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha accused the TMC government of trying to win over the hill people by spending money. “However, this will not ensure real development. This will only ensure buying of votes,” he said.
The investment proposals have given a leg-up to Mamata Banerjee, who just days ago led a two-day street protest against the Central Bureau of Investigation officers who she alleged were acting on behalf of the Centre to target her.
Addressing a rally at Maynaguri in north Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district, Modi also lashed out at the Congress after Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev said the party will scrap the law against instant triple talaq if it was voted to power in the Lok Sabha polls.
Dismissing the allegations, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee instead blamed the Centre for allegedly forcing a private company to back out from a contract to provide helicopters to the TMC in the run-up to Lok Sabha polls.
"It is a victory of the people of Bengal. It is a victory of our Save India campaign. It is the victory of our forces, our democracy and our Constitution. It is a victory of the Opposition," Mamata Banerjee said.
“This Satyagraha Movement to save India’s democracy will continue till February 8... from the next day, the Madhyamik Examination will start, when restrictions on the use of mikes will come into place,” she said.
The police investiture event was earlier scheduled to take place at Uttirna Mukta Mancha in Alipore, but it was later changed at the last minute because of the dharna. Police commissioner, Rajeev Kumar, was also present at the event.
Yesterday, Shah alleged that state government is not taking any action against chit fund companies as paintings of Mamata Banerjee was bought by owners of such companies. The BJP leader also alleged that Durga and Saraswati Pujas are not held in Bengal.