Mamata Failed to Develop Bengal Despite Call for Paribartan: Modi

The Prime Minister was addressing a rally in Madarihat of Alipurduar district in West Bengal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  (Photo: Reuters)

Mounting a frontal attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said she had boycotted meetings called by the Centre to discuss the issue of states’ development and had failed to bring in any transformation despite her call for “paribartan” (change).

What kind of chief minister is she (Mamata Banerjee)? Whenever the Centre called a meeting to discuss development of states, Didi boycotted it. Even if it hurt her state, she did not attend those meetings only because Modi convened it.
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, India

Modi then targeted Mamata for meeting Sonia Gandhi in Delhi.

Whenever she (Mamata) visited Delhi, she met Sonia Gandhi and took her blessings. She gave the call for Paribartan and misled the people. She talked about Ma-Mati-Manush, but there is only Maut (death) and money. The Narada sting operation has shown it
Modi slams Mamata Banerjee for not attending the meeting of chief ministers held by Prime Minister. (Photo: ANI)
Modi slams Mamata Banerjee for not attending the meeting of chief ministers held by Prime Minister. (Photo: ANI)

Modi also slammed Mamata on the recent collapse of a Kolkata flyover saying instead of beginning immediate relief work and saving the people, she had started the blame-game.

The first thing she (Mamata) said was to put the blame on the Left for issuing the contract of the flyover. However, if the flyover would have been constructed successfully, would she have congratulated the Left? She would have taken the credit for the flyover.

Modi added when Mamata took over the government it seemed that she would try to set things right in Bengal after the misrule of the Left, but she only carried forward the legacy of the Left and led the state to further ruin. Instead of talking about development, both TMC and the Left were engaged in a blame game against each other on the issues of rape, corruption and bombmaking.

Appealing to the people to give BJP a chance, he said wherever BJP was in power there is development.

Your future is not safe in the hands of TMC and the Left. If Didi tries to save those involved in Saradha chit fund scam, she should be sent back.

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