Bengal by-poll result is people's revolt against demonetisation, says Mamata Banerjee
Hailing the mandate for TMC in the by-elections in Bengal as 'people's revolt' against demonetisation, Mamata Banerjee attacked PM Modi for 'failing' to bring back black money from abroad.
Kolkata: Hailing the mandate for Trinamool Congress in the by-elections in the state as "people's revolt" against demonetisation, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "failing" to bring back black money from abroad.
"The by-election result is a befitting reply against the anti-people demonetisation by the Centre. It's a people's revolt, rather than a mass revolt against the center. BJP should take lessons from this mandate," she told newsmen before leaving for New Delhi to join the protest rally by the Opposition.
"BJP will be nowhere after the elections in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. The Narendra Modi government has failed to bring back the black money from abroad, as he had promised during 2014 Lok Sabha polls. As he has failed to keep his promise, common people are being harassed. The hard earned money of the common people is being taken away," Banerjee said.
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