Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday asked the people of West Bengal to give Prime Minister Narendra Modi a chance to develop the state as he targeted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said that her opposition has led to her being re-branded as a “political refugee”. Will be appointed from Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).
“Change is needed to take Bengal forward. People, who had changed the communist regime hoping for development, are now saying that the communists were also superior to the TMC. They are very upset. You gave Didi communists for 34 years and 10 years [Banerjee]. Now, give Modi a chance…, Shah said in his third virtual rally from Sunday. “I appeal to the people to give Modi a chance for a corruption and violence-free Bengal … You will end the politics of violence, corruption, scandal, extortion, terror, infiltration and dynasty.” Shah said that Banerjee’s reference to special trains for migrant workers as “insensitive” would “eventually” prevent their exit.
The TMC retracted, stating that the BJP has misconstrued priorities and is focusing on politics rather than fighting Covid-19, focusing on border-dealing with China and Cyclone Amphan relief in West Bengal Has been
“Covid-19 and Cyclone Amphan are our focus. But since Shah raised the CAA issue, we need to say a few things. The CAA rules were to be notified within six months and are due to expire this week. They will now seek a six-month extension and revive the issue in December, which will be three months before the vote. [in West Bengal]. TMC spokesman Derek O’Brien said they do nothing but vote.
He said that his government is better than other BJP ruled states. According to the report of the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy, the national unemployment rate is 23.5%, while in Haryana it is 35%, in Madhya Pradesh 27%, in UP 21% and in Karnataka 20.4%, while in Bengal it is 17.4%. ”
The head of TMC’s youth wing, Abhishek Banerjee, targeted the Center over the deadlock over the border. “As usual @AmitShah ji’s speech was all rhetoric and no substance. However, since he has talked about his dream of watching TMC’s ‘EXIT’, I want to ask him one more time – the time when the Chinese are going to our region’s #BengalRejectsAmitShah, “he tweeted.
BJP emerged as the TMC’s main rival in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in 18 of the 42 seats in the state. TMC won 22. In the 2016 assembly elections, the BJP won three of the state’s 294 seats, while the TMC won 211.