By Dipaneeta Das: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Shatrughan Sinha took a veiled jibe on the BJP in West Bengal, saying there have been individuals who wished to “create division” primarily based on spiritual grounds.
Talking at an Eid Milan programme in Asansol’s Burnpur on Sunday, Sinha mentioned, “Some components are attempting to create friction between the 2 communities in India. They aim religion-based division with the only function of diverting folks’s minds from essential points. We are going to by no means let such components lower via our secularism. Be it Hindu, Muslim, Sikh or Christian, we purpose to uphold the peaceable existence of society in phrases with the Structure of India and the rule of regulation.”
The Lok Sabha MP had earlier launched such assaults on the BJP. In March, the actor-turned-politician shared an inventory of texts used on social media, and mentioned he received it from “an in depth buddy from BJP”.
Taking to Twitter, Sinha wrote, “This has been despatched to me by an in depth buddy from BJP, which I imagine has already gone viral. It is so that you can take it severely/ matter of humour or with a pinch of salt….”*After BJP got here to energy*âIT raids are referred to as SurveyâJobless known as Atmanirbhar.”
Beforehand, Sinha, in an interview with information company ANI, had criticised the Centre, stating that the “authorities businesses have been misused” by the Narendra Modi-led authorities. He had additionally backed Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in his speech on Indian democracy in London.
“As many as 118 instances out of 124 had been solely in opposition to the Opposition. If any chief joins the BJP, the case needs to be closed. BJP has develop into a washer,” Sinha informed ANI.
“Authorities businesses are being misused; so many instances, that too solely in opposition to the Opposition. I need to say to the chums of BJP, reside and let reside,” he mentioned.
MAMATA BANERJEE IS ‘PM CANDIDATE’
In an unique interview with India Immediately in February, Sinha referred to as his celebration chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as a “prime ministerial candidate” and mentioned she is the only politician to tackle PM Modi within the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
He referred to her as a “tried and examined” chief who could be a “game-changer” in subsequent yr’s Lok Sabha polls.
Mamata Banerjee single-handedly defeated the BJP within the final Meeting elections in Bengal and subsequently, is one of the best politician within the nation to tackle PM Modi,” the TMC MP mentioned.
“Why can not Mamata Banerjee be the PM’s face of the Opposition? She has proved herself within the final Meeting elections and is a road fighter and a PM materials. Mamata Banerjee has the capabilities to steer the nation,” Sinha mentioned.
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(with inputs from Anil Giri)