Bengal needs peace for development, says Prime Minister Modi in virtual speech | India News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses public election rallies via video conferencing, in Suri, Malda, Berhampore and Bhawanipur on Friday. (AND ME)
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra modi on Friday he accused the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) to partonize the illegal immigration of Bangladesh and extortion syndicates.
While addressing a virtual rally on the Shaheed Minar grounds from New Delhi, Prime Minister Modi said west bengal the peace necessary for development.
“Illegal immigration, trade unions and extortion are major obstacles in the way of West Bengal’s development,” he said without naming Banerjee, whom BJP he has often accused of sponsoring such activities.
The virtual meeting of the prime minister took place one day after the Electoral Commission banned road shows, motorcycle rallies and padyatras during the remaining two phases of the state assembly election campaign and limited attendance at public rallies to just 500.
Earlier on Friday, Prime Minister Modi canceled his four rallies in the state and decided to address a single public meeting online at the Shaheed Minar compound.
Modi emphasized that the people of Bengal want dignity at work, ease of life, ease of doing business as is lacking in the state.
“Bengal yearns for peace, security and development,” he added.
The prime minister said that if BJP comes to power, the new government will use technology to transform Kolkata, the city of joy, into the city of the future.
Referring to alleged crimes against women, Modi said that the BJP government will establish fast-track courts in Bengal to provide speedy justice to women.
(With contributions from the agency)