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West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections

WATCH: BJP Rages At Mamata Banerjee's Clarion Call To 'throw PM Modi Out Of The Country', Makes 'infiltrators' Argument

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Published:


  • West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday fired an insult at Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • She asked people to 'throw out PM Modi' (Modi Hatao) by not voting for him in the elections

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday fired an insult at Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking people to 'throw out PM Modi' (Modi Hatao) by not voting for him in the elections.

The explosive statememt was made by the Trinamool chief during her news briefing minutes after the Election Commission announced its unprecedented step of cutting short poll campaigning in the state by 24 hours in light of the violence that has taken place there in each of the six election phases thus far, plus the clashes that broke out at BJP party chief Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday

"My mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, and friends, urge people to remove PM Modi, throw him out of the country, through elections. Dont vote for him. See, for Bengalis voting is our revenge," she said.

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The BJP too stepped up its attack on Mamata Banerjee. The state's BJP chief Dilip Ghosh slammed the Trinamool leader.

"Didi has no problem that Rohingya come from Myanmar, infiltrators enter from Bangladesh, terrorists come from Pakistan but she has a problem with Amit Shah coming Gujarat, why? Because, she will lose the elections," he said.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath also spoke about the poll violence in West Bengal. "Mamata is using violence to influence elections. But the BJP will respond to it peacefully," he said.

Following the poll body's declaration to cut short campaigning in state by 24 hours, Banerjee attacked the Election Commission.

Pronouncing that there was a prevailing emergency-like situation, Mamata Banerjee said that the decisions announced weren't by the Election Commission, rather that they had been taken by PM Modi and Amit Shah. Declaring that there was no law and order problem in West Bengal, she claimed that the violence had all taken place because of the BJP party chief. She asked why no showcause notice had been sent to him and also claimed that 15-20 crore had been spent on his roadshow.

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