BJP chief on cricket jersey row
West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party president Sukanta Majumdar on Saturday hit out at Mamata Banerjee saying that India is incomplete with out the saffron color and CM Banerjee is simply doing vote financial institution and appeasement politics.
Accusing the BJP of adjusting the follow jersey of Indian cricket gamers to saffron, Banerjee stated, “We are proud of our Indian players and I believe that they will be the World Cup champion. They (BJP) have even turned their practice jerseys to saffron.”
“The tricolour has the saffron colour in it. Can you (CM Mamata Banerjee) remove it from there too?… India is incomplete without the saffron colour. So CM Mamata Banerjee is just doing vote bank and appeasement politics,” Majumdar stated.
Earlier, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit out on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying that whereas the state authorities does all of the work, the central authorities, headed by the BJP, is barely targeted on promoting.
“We work and they advertise. If they had given the money spent on advertisements to labourers, then there would not have been the MGNREGA protests. We have never seen anything like this,” the Chief Minister stated at Kolkata’s Posta whereas inaugurating the Jagadhatri Puja organised by the Posta Bazar Merchants Association.
“You can only gain some through advertisements. But these are not permanent. Seats can come and go,” she added.
Mamata stated that the BJP authorities is “selling” India and hundreds of industrialists have left the nation.
The nation will go to polls in 2024. Mamata Banerjee is likely one of the strongest opponents of the Narendra Modi-led BJP authorities and is part of the opposition INDIA bloc to tackle the Modi juggernaut.
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First Published: Nov 19 2023 | 8:24 AM IST