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'Please excuse me': Mamata Banerjee opts out of Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony over BJP's 'false' claims of 'political murders' in West Bengal
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'Please excuse me': Mamata Banerjee opts out of Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony over BJP's 'false' claims of 'political murders' in West Bengal

West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) president Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday tweeted to convey her anguish over "false" reports of 'political murders' of BJP workers in the state and asked Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi to excuse her from attending his swearing-in ceremony in Delhi on Thursday, for which she had accepted the invitation on Tuesday.

West Bengal poll violence reveals deep divisions, parties across political spectrum must step up to heal them
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West Bengal poll violence reveals deep divisions, parties across political spectrum must step up to heal them

To watch neighbours attack each other in West Bengal with feral and deadly intent was to watch a society being torn apart.