Thousands attend Mamata Banerjee's Shahid Diwas rally in Kolkata

Stepping up the attack against BJP, Banerjee announced that her party would hold an 'Oust BJP from India' programme from 9 August to 30 August after alleging that the BJP had 'failed on all fronts'.

FP Staff July 21, 2017 21:24:35 IST
Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses the party's mass rally in Kolkata to commemorate 'Shahid Diwas' for 13 Youth Congress workers killed in police firing in 1993 during the Left Front regime, on Friday. She said those who were involved in the police firing on 21 July, 1993 would not be spared. Banerjee was the head of Youth Congress at the time. PTI
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Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses the party's mass rally in Kolkata to commemorate 'Shahid Diwas' for 13 Youth Congress workers killed in police firing in 1993 during the Left Front regime, on Friday. She said those who were involved in the police firing on 21 July, 1993 would not be spared. Banerjee was the head of Youth Congress at the time. PTI
A TMC activist paints his face to seek support for undivided West Bengal and not to support Gorkhaland during the party's mass rally to commemorate 'Shahid Diwas'. Mamata Banerjee blamed the BJP-led government at the Centre for the impasse in Darjeeling while exuding confidence that peace would be restored in the region soon. PTI
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A TMC activist paints his face to seek support for undivided West Bengal and not to support Gorkhaland during the party's mass rally to commemorate 'Shahid Diwas'. Mamata Banerjee blamed the BJP-led government at the Centre for the impasse in Darjeeling while exuding confidence that peace would be restored in the region soon. PTI
Stepping up the attack against BJP, Banerjee announced that her party would hold an "Oust BJP from India" programme from 9 August to 30 August after alleging that the BJP had "failed on all fronts" including keeping good relations with foreign countries, especially neighbouring ones. PTI
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Stepping up the attack against BJP, Banerjee announced that her party would hold an "Oust BJP from India" programme from 9 August to 30 August after alleging that the BJP had "failed on all fronts" including keeping good relations with foreign countries, especially neighbouring ones. PTI
Banerjee accused the central government of not allowing state governments to work freely and trying to intefere in their affairs. PTI
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Banerjee accused the central government of not allowing state governments to work freely and trying to intefere in their affairs. PTI
Banerjee added the TMC would file a defamation case against the CBI and other central agencies for "harassing and defaming" TMC leaders. PTI
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Banerjee added the TMC would file a defamation case against the CBI and other central agencies for "harassing and defaming" TMC leaders. PTI
Banerjee also accused the Centre of unleashing central agencies like the CBI and the Enforcement Ddepartment against those who had opposed demonetisation and GST roll-out in haste. PTI
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Banerjee also accused the Centre of unleashing central agencies like the CBI and the Enforcement Ddepartment against those who had opposed demonetisation and GST roll-out in haste. PTI
TMC supremo and Banerjee with her nephew Abhisekh Bandopadhyay (right) and other party leaders while addressing the Martyrs' rally in Kolkata. Describing the prevailing situation in the country as worse than during the Emergency, she said opposition parties and a section of the media were being targeted for "speaking against" the Modi government. PTI
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TMC supremo and Banerjee with her nephew Abhisekh Bandopadhyay (right) and other party leaders while addressing the Martyrs' rally in Kolkata. Describing the prevailing situation in the country as worse than during the Emergency, she said opposition parties and a section of the media were being targeted for "speaking against" the Modi government. PTI
With the announcement of protest against the BJP, Mamata seems to be preparing grounds for its campaign for the 2019 general elections. PTI
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With the announcement of protest against the BJP, Mamata seems to be preparing grounds for its campaign for the 2019 general elections. PTI