In a direct problem to his detractors within the BJP, TMC MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday stated he’ll give up politics if the Centre brings a regulation permitting just one member of a household in politics.
Banerjee stated he’ll publicly cling himself if the corruption prices levelled in opposition to him are proved to be true.
The Diamond Harbour MP, whereas addressing a rally in Kultali meeting constituency, stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi ought to desk a invoice banning multiple member of a household from lively politics and the subsequent second, Banerjee will not be within the political enviornment.
“From Kailash Vijayvargiya to Suvendu Adhikari, Mukul Roy to Rajnath Singh, there are other members of your familieswho occupy important posts in the BJP. If you ensure that there will be only one family member in active politics, there will be only Mamata Banerjee from our family in the TMC from the next moment. I promise that,” he stated.
Taking exception to BJP leaders calling him an “extortionist”, Banerjee challenged them to show their allegations and stated he’ll publicly cling himself if the fees in opposition to him are proved to be true.
Referring to the Victoria Memorial incident throughout a programme on the event of the 125th beginning anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on Saturday, he stated ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans have been intentionally raised to forestall Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from delivering her speech.
The chief minister had refused to ship her speech after the slogans have been raised within the presence of the prime minister, saying she felt insulted. “We are proud that Mamata Banerjee made it clear that if Netaji is insulted by such slogans during a government function, we will rise in protest. Bengal will rise in protest,” the TMC MP stated.
“You can chant Jai Shri Ram thousand times, but at temples, at religious functions, at your place but not in this fashion at a government programme to commemorate an icon like Netaji,” he stated.
By not permitting her to make her speech in such a programme, additionally they insulted the individuals who elected her to the meeting. This reminded folks of the vandalism of the Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar bust in 2019, he stated. Coming down closely on BJP chief Sovan Chatterjee, the TMC chief stated, “After waking up from hibernation after three years, he is now making a false claim that he was instrumental in my victory in Diamond Harbour in 2014. He should know what people in the area think about him.”
Without naming Chatterjee, a TMC turncoat who joined the BJP in 2019, Banerjee challenged him to contest any of the31 seats in South 24 Parganas district. On Banerjee’s feedback on dynasty politics, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh stated that the TMC MP had by no means raised such calls for earlier and is making such statements now because the celebration is confronted with imminent defeat within the meeting elections due in April-May.