While democracy has strengthened its roots and contains been consolidated from the entire country, West Bengal remains the only state where political violence is propagated, Union home minister Amit Shah made a sharp remark during his ‘West Bengal Jan Samvad’ virtual rally on Tuesday.
Shah remembered the countless party workers who lost their lives amid the political battle within the state since 2014. “I pay my respect for their families as they’ve contributed to the introduction of Sonar Bangla (golden Bengal),” he said.
He started his address by saluting the ‘corona warriors’ for risking their lives to save lots of others amid the coronavirus pandemic and in addition prayed to the souls of people who lost their lives as a result of Covid-cyclone and 19 Amphan in West Bengal.
The minister launched a sharp attack on chief minister Mamata Banerjee stating that she actually is not allowing the implementation of Ayushman Bharat Yojana which includes benefitted so many people country wide.
“I along with the people of Bengal desire to ask you this, why are you do not allowing it to get implemented? ” Shah questioned.
“Mamata ji, do poor people of Bengal have zero directly to receive free and quality medical aid? Exactly why is Ayushman Bharat scheme not allowed here? Mamata Ji, political games ought not to be played with the rights of poor people,” Shah further added.
It was Shah’s third virtual event in a number of online rallies that began on Sunday. The minister first addressed the Bihar virtual rally on Sunday accompanied by the Odisha virual rally on Monday.