Mamata govt cannot stop infiltration as it believes in minority appeasement: Amit Shah

By: Express Web Desk | Kolkata, New Delhi |

Updated: December 20, 2020 9:19:17 pm

Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Bolpur on Sunday.

On the second day of his visit to West Bengal, Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah targeted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over “increase in political violence and corruption in the state under her tenure”. In a strong message to the ruling Trinamool Congress as he wound up his two-day trip, Shah said his party is not threatened by attacks such as the one on party president JP Nadda’s convoy last week and will work towards building a strong base in Bengal ahead of the Assembly elections in the state next year.

“Political violence is at its peak in Bengal. More than 300 BJP workers have been killed and there has been no progress in investigation into the deaths,” he said in a press conference on Sunday. Condemning the attack on Nadda’s convoy, he said, “We condemn the attack by Trinamool supporters on our national president during his Bengal tour. And I condemn it personally as well. BJP believes that in a democracy everyone should have the right to voice their views. I want to tell all Trinamool leaders that they mustn’t be under the impression that that they can stop us with such attacks. We will work to establish our base in West Bengal,”…

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