In an apparent reference to Hyderabad Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday trained guns at All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi and accused him of taking money from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and contest the West Bengal Election 2021 in order to split the Muslim votes.
While addressing TMC supporters in Cooch Behar, Banerjee appealed to the electorate to not allow the person who is visiting Bengal from Hyderabad as he received money from BJP and contest the West Bengal Assembly elections.
She also took potshots at Abbas Siddique, the cleric of Furfura Sharif, who formed the Indian Secular Front (ISF).
“Stay calm…That Hyderabad party is coming and there is that talkative man from Hooghly. They are trying to divide the votes by giving money to the voters. Not a single vote should be divided no matter how much they petrify you. They are trying to divide Hindu and Muslim votes. Whats is Mamata Banerjee then? Hindu or Muslim?” Banerjee said.
Trinamool Congress supremo has repeatedly said that there is a conspiracy to divide the Muslim votes and provoke the minority community so that they could be defamed. She alleged that a person from Hyderabad has come down to Bengal after receiving money from the BJP to try to divide the Muslim votes or make sure that the minority votes should not go the TMC.
Report by Chetali S M
Reported on – 02/04/2021