Mamata claims threat to life

Saturday 12th May 2018 08:32 EDT

KOLKATA: In shocking news, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has claimed that some political parties are trying to get her assassinated. Speaking in an interview, the 63 year old chief of Trinamool Congress said, “ A particular party has given 'supari' (contract) to kill me. The people who are trying to kill me have also carried out recce of my house. Police has asked me to change the house. Earlier too, I have been tried to be killed.” She said that her information is reliable and that certain Intelligence Bureau officials have asked her to shift to a government bungalow from her single-story home.

“But I don't fear death. In my absence who will run the government and the party has been mentioned in my will. I spend close to Rs 2 Crores for the Kanyashree scheme, but opposition parties are trying to malign it,” Banerjee said, She accused all, the Congress, BJP, and the CPI(M) of ignoring important issues such as farmer suicides, communal clashes. “Throughout the nation, close to 12,000 farmers have committed suicide. There is a differentiation between castes and creeds, communal clashes are erupting. Where is CPI(M)? Congress does not even protest there. BJP is planning for unrest, CPI(M) and Congress will also hurl bombs. Have you ever seen people flashing arms during Ramnavami? People observed Ramnavami earlier too. They roped in people from Jharkhand to create unrest in Asansol and Raniganj.”

Mamata added, “If BJP and Congress think, they can walk this part alone, they are mistake. Regional parties are powerful. They are also a factor. Congress alone cannot defeat BJP. If regional parties come together, they can bridge the gap between other political parties. I never wanted to be a leader, just wanted to be a supporter.”

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