Mamata Didi Should Get Her Brain Examined: Tripura CM Biplab Deb

The WB CM had taken a dig at the Tripura BJP government, comparing its victory to “winning municipal elections”.

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Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb courted fresh controversy on Wednesday, 25 April, when he said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should “get her brain examined at a hospital”, in response to the latter’s remark comparing BJP’s victory in Tripura to “winning municipal elections”.

While speaking to a Bengali news channel, the TMC chief had reportedly discredited BJP’s landslide victory in the Tripura assembly elections.

Claiming that Banerjee is frustrated and jealous, Deb told the media:

The constitution treats all states as equal though some states are bigger in size. If I am six feet three inches tall and you are five feet, are you not a human being? I don’t think that way. Mamata didi should go to a temple and then get her brain examined at a hospital.
Biplab Kumar Deb, as quoted by NDTV

TMC leader party leader Partha Chaterjee later said Deb’s comments were just aimed at garnering “more publicity”.

Chatterjee also reportedly slammed the comments made by Surendra Singh, a BJP MLA from UP, who had referred to Banerjee as "Surpanakha" while comparing opposition Congress to “Ravana”.

Surpanakha is the sister of demon king Ravana in Hindu epic 'Ramayana'.

The first-time MLA from Bairia, made the controversial remarks against Banerjee while raising questions over the law and order situation in West Bengal, PTI reported.

All the terrorists belonging to BJP-ruled states have fled to West Bengal and if such a situation continues to prevail, Bengal will also turn into a Jammu and Kashmir one day...Mamata Banerjee has turned into Surpanakha and the Congress (into) Ravana
Surendra Singh, BJP MLA fro UP

This remark came days after PM Modi has advised his partymen to refrain from making controversial statements.

(With inputs from PTI and NDTV)

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