Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sharpened his attack on West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee and blamed her party for conducting violence at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata.
Addressing a poll rally at Basirhat in West Bengal, Narendra Modi said that Mamata Banerjee is high on power and wants to strangle democracy adding that Mamata di had declared publicly that she will take revenge two days ago. He said that she had fulfilled her agenda within 24 hours, BJP president Amit Shah’s roadshow was attacked.
Both the parties of BJP and Trinamool have blamed each other for the violence that took place on Tuesday at College Street. Modi said that Banerjee has lost her mental balance and was possibly worried about imminent defeat. He said that the Bengal CM is worried about the BJP wave in Bengal and her out with arms and ammunition to unleash violence.
PM Modi while sounding confident of a BJP win in the Lok Sabha polls, he said that they will get further support from the people in Bengal after seeing her frustration.
During a road show of Amit Shah on Tuesday, BJP and TMC supporters fought pitched battles on the streets of Kolkata but Shah escaped unhurt but was forced to cut short the jamboree and had to be escorted to safety by police.
It has been alleged that TMC supporters of Vidyasagar College pelted stones in the convoy of the BJP President after which the city plunged into a welter of violence triggering a clash between the supporters of the two parties.
Several motorcycles which were parked outside the college were vandalized and set ablaze and shards of broken glass littered the lobby of the college where a bust of noted philosopher and a key figure of Bengal Renaissance Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was smashed to smithereens.
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