Bengal elections are for safeguarding dignity of women, Matua community: Mamata


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday asserted that the ongoing assembly elections in the state were to safeguard to dignity and respect of women and the Matua community.

Addressing a public gathering in Nadia, she urged voters to drive out the ‘hooligans’ of BJP out. “I urge the people in the remaining phases to vote for TMC so that Bengal can remain in Bengal. This election is to safeguard the dignity and respect of women. This election is to protect Bengal’s respect. This election is to safeguard the Bengali language, protect the Matua community and save West Bengal’s name,” said Mamata Banerjee.

The Trinamool Congress supremo further urged people not to waste their votes, otherwise, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will introduce the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and drive the people to the detention camps in Assam.

“You already know that they have sent 14 lakh Bengalis in detention camps. From April 8, they have started issuing notices for detention camps. We will not let NRC be implemented in this state. We will not function on Delhi’s instructions,” The West Bengal Chief Minister mentioned.

Mamata asserted that TMC will form the next government in West Bengal and drive the “goondabaaz, dangabaaz” BJP out of the state.

“If they (BJP) remain in the state, they will snatch the dignity of every person, they will raise gas prices to Rs 5,000. People would not be able to survive.”