Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday affirmed that "dirty politics" is on for the sake of distribution of the last draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam as names of bona fide voters have been struck off the rundown.
The Trinamool Congress supremo declared that she was not against the Assam government, but rather she doesn't favor NRC. Banerjee said amid her visit to Thakurnagar in North 24 Parganas area of West Bengal.
She was here to participate in the birth centennial festivals of Binapani Devi Thakur, known as 'Boroma', the worshipped 'mother' of the Matua people group.
The people group initially hailed from present-day Bangladesh and relocated to India in the course of recent decades.
Banerjee has been extremely incredulous of the BJP-led government at the Center since the production of the last draft of Assam's NRC on July 30.
She had blamed the BJP for falling back on "divide and rule" legislative issues in the nation and the Narendra Modi administration of endeavoring to make a huge number of individuals "stateless" in Assam for political increases.
The TMC supremo had cautioned that stripping the general population of their citizenship could prompt "bloodbath" and a "civil war" in the nation.
Declaring that numerous individuals from past East Pakistan had come to India as outcasts, she stated, "Every one of the individuals who came to India before 1971 is especially Indian natives. They have their name on the voters' rundown, have proportion cards and standing endorsements."
A designation from the Matua people group of Assam was available at the program. An enormous number of individuals of the network did not discover their names in the Assam NRC list.
She said that Matua people group part and TMC MLA Mamata Thakur, and seven other gathering pioneers were not permitted to leave Silchar air terminal in Assam when they had gone there after the production of the last draft of NRC.
Names of more than 40 lakh individuals were rejected from the residents' enlist. Out of the 3.29 crore individuals who had filled their applications for the NRC, 2.89 crores found their names in the draft list.