BJP chief Amit Shah has responded to Mamata Banerjee's minister Ratna Ghosh Kar's inciteful speech where she made a call to attack CRPF jawans on polling duty by "chasing them away with broomsticks".
Shah has said that West Bengal minister's statement proves that the TMC believes in the idea of violence and anarchy. He also charged the party, which had been trying to form an anti-BJP coalition under the garb of saving democracy, itself with destruction of democracy.
"Finally, Mamata didi’s trusted lieutenant accepts that her party believes in the idea of violence and anarchy. But I want to remind Mamata Didi that such destruction of democracy won't last long. People of Bengal will vote out TMC at the hustings. Her time is up!" he tweeted.
On Wednesday, Chakdaha MLA and Minister of State for MSME and Textiles said in closed door meeting at her constituency.
"Nothing is fair or unfair in a war. There are democratic or undemonstrative ways to do it. You have to win (the war) by any means. I have seen it in 2016 elections, how the Central forces (CRPF) have beaten up our boys (Trinamool workers). There was a bloodbath. This time it is more challenging. There is nothing to be scared," she said recounting the 2016 state polls.
Further, she instructed the women members to 'chase the CRPF away with broomsticks'.
"I will go to each and every polling booth, irrespective of the presence of the CRPF Jawans. And if the CRPF is taking pro-active action, then I request the Mahila sangh (women's wing) members to pick up broomsticks and chase them away from our area," she said.