In Amit Shah’s West Bengal virtual rally, a scathing attack on chief minister Mamata Banerjee: Key highlights

Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday addressed the ‘West Bengal Jan Samvad’ rally – your third virtual address in a number of rallies that he or she started on Sunday.

In Amit Shah’s West Bengal virtual rally

While Shah lauded the fighting spirit of the people of West Bengal amid trying times marred through the Covid-19 pandemic and cyclone Amphan, he accused chief minister Mamata Banerjee for playing political games on the rights in the poor. Shah said West Bengal is definitely the only state where “political violence is propagated”.

Shah paid his tribute towards the BJP workers who lost their lives inside the political fight in West Bengal since 2014. He underscored the importance of their state and described it as a the land of great intellectuals and leaders.

• “While democracy has strengthened its roots and contains been consolidated within the entire country, West Bengal remains the only state where political violence is propagated,” Shah said.

• “Give Modi-ji an opportunity for violence and corruption-free Bengal,” the minister said.

•He accused the main minister of insulting migrant workers. “You’ve rubbed salt to their wounds and they will remember it,” Shah stated.

• The minister added, “Mamata ji, you described Shramik Special Trains as ‘Corona Express’. The name that you have given, ‘Corona Express’ may become an exit express to the TMC from the state,” Shah stated.

• Shah said Banerjee will not be allowing the implementation of Ayushman Bharat Yojana which includes benefitted more and more people country wide. “I and the people of Bengal desire to ask you this, precisely why are you do not letting it get implemented? ” Shah questioned.

•“Mamata ji, do poor people of Bengal have zero directly to receive free and quality medical aid? Why is Ayushman Bharat scheme unacceptable here? Mamata Ji, political games should not be played with the rights of poor people,” Shah further added.

• “Since 2014, over 100 BJP workers lost their lives in political battle in West Bengal. I pay my respect to their families as they’ve led to the introduction of Sonar Bangla (golden Bengal),” he explained.