Trinamool Congress MP from West Bengal’s Basirhat Nusrat Jahan on Sunday stated the opposition events can be overwhelmed up with bamboo sticks throughout panchayat elections.
The actor-turned-politician was addressing a public assembly in her constituency, the place she made the controversial assertion.
“See what conspiracy they’re doing as we speak! They tried many issues in opposition to folks. They tried to intimidate folks. They performed with faith. But nothing labored. In 2021 they stated ‘is bar 200 par’ however they failed and their boat capsized…They are planning a much bigger conspiracy this time. They stopped folks’s cash to Bengal. It’s a conspiracy to cease Mamata Banerjee’s work for the folks. They have withheld funds for the 100 days assured work scheme to the state. They don’t give something to Bengal. Why do suppose the folks of Bengal will vote for you? What have you ever achieved for them? You is not going to get a single vote. Whoever comes right here throughout Panchayat elections, whether or not it’s the BJP or Congress, they are going to be overwhelmed with bamboo sticks by the folks of Basirhat,” she stated.
The assembly at which Nusrat Jahan was talking was being held to arrange for TMC National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee’s programme, which is scheduled to happen in a number of days.
Nusrat Jahan’s remark has sparked off a political slugfest between the TMC and the Opposition.
State BJP chief spokesperson Samik Bhattacharya stated, “She is a Member of Parliament, cannot say that she is politically illiterate. But she is talking the way in which her seniors communicate. Her assertion in Basirhat was provocative. People of Basirhat will reply this befittingly”.
The panchayat elections within the state are more likely to be held by the center of this 12 months.