Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declined to talk at an occasion the place “Jai Shri Ram” slogans have been raised, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut stated no person ought to really feel ache whereas chanting the slogan.
Talking to reporters right here on Monday, Raut stated he’s certain Mamata Banerjee additionally has religion in Lord Ram.
Banerjee on Saturday declined to talk at an official programme to rejoice Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th delivery anniversary in Kolkata after “Jai Shri Ram” slogans have been raised from the viewers within the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
She stated such “insult” was unacceptable.
Asked concerning the BJP accusing Banerjee of feeling pained when chanting the slogan, Raut stated, “Nobody should feel pained to say ‘Jai Shri Ram’ in the country.”
“Nobody’s secularism will be under threat by saying Jai Shri Ram. We think Lord Ram is the pride of the country and support,” he stated.
“Jai Shri Ram is not any political word. It is a matter of our faith, and I am sure that Mamata Didi also has faith in Lord Ram,” the Rajya Sabha member stated.
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ additionally stated Banerjee shouldn’t have gotten upset when “Jai Shri Ram” slogans have been raised by some folks in the course of the programme.
“Rather, tables would have turned on them (those who raised slogans) had she mixed her voice among theirs. But everyone is catering to their own vote banks,” it stated.
The BJP has recognized Banerjee’s “weak point” and it’ll hold enjoying up such delicate points till the Assembly elections (in West Bengal) are over, it stated.
The editorial additionally launched a veiled assault on the BJP, accusing it of poaching TMC leaders in West Bengal to defeat the Mamata Banerjee-led occasion within the forthcoming polls in that state.
It stated the management of West Bengal, Punjab and Maharashtra have been on the forefront of the nation’s freedom battle.
The three states are preventing for his or her self-pride at current additionally and the Centre is towards them, it claimed.
Farmers from Punjab, who’re agitating towards the Centre’s new farm legal guidelines near Delhi border, are allegedly being trampled, it stated.
Maharashtra is being focused in a “pre-decided” method, the Marathi every day alleged, apparently referring to notices by central companies to a number of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) leaders.
The BJP poached Congress and NCP leaders forward of the 2014 Maharashtra Assembly polls and gave them candidature, it alleged and stated most of such candidates had received elected.
“What happened in Maharashtra is (now) happening in West Bengal. (BJP) doesn’t have anything of its own. It creates its legion poaching with whom it is going to fight. It happened in Bihar. Now, struggle is on to defeat the TMC by poaching TMC (leaders),” the Shiv Sena charged.
Notably, West Bengal forest minister Rajib Banerjee stop the Mamata Banerjee cupboard lately, becoming a member of the rising checklist of dissenters who’ve put the ruling camp in a decent spot forward of the Assembly elections.
The editorial stated the BJP successful 18 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal is a matter of concern for Mamata Banerjee.
“But this Bengal tigress (Mamata Banerjee) is the one who fights on the streets and will keep fighting,” it added.