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West Bengal people are ‘mad’ at Mamata Banerjee: Amit Shah | India News


BIRBHUM: Union Interior Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday that the participation of a considerable number of people in his Birbhum tour indicated that the people of West Bengal are “angry” with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and want change.
“This tour shows the anger of the Bengal public towards Mamata didi. The people of West Bengal want change. It is not to change just one prime minister. Change is for development and progress and West Bengal,” Shah said in a tour here.
“I have not seen a tour like this in my life. This tour shows the love and trust of the people of Bengal towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The people of Bengal want a change. Give Narendra Modi a chance. We will make ‘Sonar Bangla ‘in five years, “he added.
Accompanying Shah on the tour were BJP head of state Dilip Ghosh and other party leaders.
Shah further said: “This change is to stop the infiltration of Bangladesh. This change is to stop violence in the state. It is to stop toll taxes. The change is to end the nephew’s dadagiri (in an apparent reference to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP and Mamata Banerjee’s nephew, Abhishek Banerjee) “.
“We will lead Bengal on a path forward. We will make a Bengal of Subhash Babu’s dreams. Wherever BJP has a chance, states have developed,” he added.
Previously, a ‘Baul’ singer performed in the presence of Shah at Bolpur in the Birbhum district.
Shah also attended a cultural program at Visva-Bharati University in Shantiniketan, Birbhum. He is on a two-day visit to West Bengal, which will conclude today.
The Union Interior Minister also paid floral tributes to Rabindranath Tagore in Rabindra-Bhavana, Shantiniketan, Birbhum, today.
A group of students performed dances during the event.
On Saturday, more than 10 MLA members in Bengal, in addition to former minister Suvendu Adhikari, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Amit Shah. A MP and a former MP also joined the BJP.
Shah’s long-awaited visit to the state began on Saturday.
West Bengal is scheduled to go to general elections in mid-2021. Dates are not announced as of now.

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