'Why was Amit Shah mum during Hathras rape case': Mamata on death of elderly woman in Bengal

The BJP claimed that the elderly woman, a party worker's mother, succumbed to her injuries sustained during an attack by Trinamool Congress supporters in Nimta area.

Published: 29th March 2021 03:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th March 2021 03:47 PM   |  A+A-

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses during a public meeting, in Nandigram on Sunday. (Photo | ANI)


NANDIGRAM: Amid the furore over the death of an 82-year-old "mother of a BJP worker" in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she does not support violence against women and is not aware of the real reason behind the death and wondered why Union Home Minister Amit Shah remains silent when women are "tortured to death" in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh.

The BJP claimed that the elderly woman, a party worker's mother, succumbed to her injuries sustained during an attack by Trinamool Congress supporters in Nimta area of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district last month.

"I don't know how the sister has died. We don't support violence against women. We have never supported violence against my sisters and mothers. "But the BJP is now politicising the issue. Amit Shah is tweeting and saying Bengal Ka Kya Haal hain. Why does he remain mum when women are attacked and brutalised in Hathras in Uttar Pradesh?" Banerjee said while addressing a rally in Nandigram.

Highlighting that Model Code of Conduct is in place, law and order is now under the jurisdiction of the ECI, Banerjee said, "Three Trinamool Congress workers have been killed in the last few days.

" The Union Home Minister tweeted in the morning, "Anguished over the demise of Bengals daughter Shova Majumdar ji, who was brutally beaten by TMC goons.

"The pain & wounds of her family will haunt Mamata didi for long. Bengal will fight for a violence-free tomorrow, Bengal will fight for a safer state for our sisters & mothers".


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  • anthony

    BJP needs to answer for all their acts of Commision and Omission during their six years rule at the center. 1. What about Farmers issues. How many farmers have died in the protests. 2. What about Grave situation of unemployment. 3. What about Demonitisation and the devastation of all small business men. 4. What about the Negative growth of the economy. 5. What about all round corruption and where is the Lokpal. 6 What about the Lynchings. 7. What about the sale of all Govt Undertakings to Crony Capitalists. 8. What about Hate Politics. 9. What about Rapes and crimes against women across the country. 10. What about Farmers suicides and deaths across the country. 11. What about all the constitutional authorities. 12 What about the Supreme Court. 13. What about the price of essential commodities and petrol and diesel. 14 The List is endless and our country is virtually on the Brink
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