BJP wants dual-engine government in West Bengal to ‘siphon public money’, says TMC’s Abhishek Banerjee – Reuters


Banerjee also claimed that the Saffron party was trying to bribe voters by promising them money under the PM-Kisan program.

File image of TMC chief Abhishek Banerjee. TBEN

Nagrakata (West Bengal): TMC leader and MP Abhishek Banerjee on Saturday criticized the BJP’s slogan of “dual-engine government” (same party in center and state) in poll-linked West Bengal, alleging that the Saffron party wants this mechanism distracts the public. money.

The slogan also proved that the BJP-led government at the Center did not help West Bengal because the party is not in power in the state, said Banerjee, also chairman of the congressional youth wing of Trinamool.

BJP leaders insist on the “twin-engine government” saying it will boost growth and development in West Bengal where assembly elections are scheduled to take place in April-May.

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The Saffron Party is trying to bribe voters by promising them money under Prime Minister Kisan’s platform, said the Diamond Harbor MP, who is also the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

“The BJP says it wants a two-engine government in the state. Why do they want a two-engine government in the state? So that they can siphon public money and free themselves from the scots,” said he said at a rally in Nagrakata in the Jalpaiguri district in North Bengal.

“They (the Center) did nothing for Bengal because there was no dual-engine government in West Bengal. This is the character of the BJP government. They do nothing for non-ruled states. BJP, ”he said.

In the 2014 polls in Lok Sabha, they promised to give 15 lakh rupees to every citizen, but people haven’t gotten a single paisa in the past seven years, Banerjee said.

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“Now they are trying to bribe the state people, the farmers, by saying that if they come to power they will be given Rs 18,000. It’s just another attempt to deceive the masses,” he said. -he says.

The BJP said that in the event of a power vote in the state, it will ensure that every farmer in the state receives Rs 18,000 in arrears under the PM-KISAN program.

Referring to the new slogan of the poll launched by the TMC – ”Bangla Nijer Meyekei Chaye(Bengal wants his own daughter), portraying Mamata Banerjee as the daughter of Bengal, he said: “We will never bow our heads to the people sitting in Delhi. The people of Bengal will have faith in their daughter Mamata Banerjee.” , he mentioned.

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On the cry of the “Jai Bangla” party which, according to the BJP, is a slogan used in Bangladesh, the youth leader said that if so, from where the leaders of the Saffron party derived the slogan “Sonar Bangla “(Golden Bengal).

He reminded people that the national anthem of Bangladesh is “Amar Sonar Bangla”.

BJP leaders often say they want to make “Sonar Bangla” after ousting the TMC government from the state in assembly elections.

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