- Mamata Banerjee today said divisive politics will not work in West Bengal after Union Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah said the Chief Minister was keen on keeping infiltrators in the state to expand her voter base. “Everyone is welcome to our state and enjoy the hospitality of our people. But please don’t profess any divisive politics … It will not work in Bengal,” Ms Banerjee said.
- “Please don’t spread the religion of divisive politics. Please don’t create rift among people. Bengal is known to respect leaders of different faiths for ages. This can never be spoilt,” she said inaugurating a community puja in south Kolkata, according to news agency PTI.
- Amit Shah, earlier today, launched a full-scale attack on Ms Banerjee and her Trinamool Congress, and declared in Kolkata that the centre will take the National Citizenship Registry across the country and “no matter how much the Trinamool Congress opposes it, the BJP will get it done”.
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