CAA won't be implemented in Bengal: Mamata

Wednesday 18th May 2022 07:23 EDT

Kolkata: Reacting to Union Home Minister Amit Shah`s remark about implementing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asserted that the BJP will not return to power in 2024 and no CAA will be implemented.

The Bengal’s Chief Minister’s remark came soon after Union Home Minister Amit Shah slammed the Trinamool Congress for spreading rumours about the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and said that the Central government will implement it once the Covid-19 pandemic ends.

The Chief Minister also alleged that Amit Shah visited the state to unnecessarily drag the Border Security Force (BSF) into dirty politics. While addressing the media persons, West Bengal CM said she respects the BSF but it should not fall under Amit Shah`s trap.

"The Communist Party of India (Marxist) is BJP`s linkman. They believe in doing `tukda`. But they want to divorce Hindus and Muslims, they want to divide communities. As the Home Minister of the country, he has only misused the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He is bringing the Delhi danga to Bengal," said Mamata.

The Chief Minister said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act Bill has lapsed. "They are talking about CAA. Then those who elected the PM and CMs were not citizens of this country? The CAA Bill has lapsed. Why are they not bringing this bill to Parliament? I don`t want the rights of citizens to be curbed. We all have to stay together, unity is our strength," she added.

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