Kolkata, July 6
BJP president JP Nadda on Monday launched a broadside in opposition to the TMC authorities in West Bengal, alleging criminalisation of politics and corruption have scaled new heights and calling for its ouster.
Lauding Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee for combating for a united India and opposing the “appeasement politics” of Jawaharlal Nehru, Nadda stated it was an honour to have a good time his beginning anniversary at a time when the Modi authorities had fulfilled his dream of scrapping Article 370 that bestowed on Kashmir a particular standing.
He stated that on the one hand, we had Syama Prasad Mookerjee, who fought for a united India and all the time saved his beliefs and rules above something, and on the opposite, we had the current TMC authorities in Bengal for which “clinging to power by any means is everything”.
“Criminalisation of politics has scaled new heights, now we all hear about cut money in Bengal. We need to cut to size these leaders. We need to restore Bengal’s glory and remove this government lock, stock and barrel,” Nadda advised a digital rally for West Bengal on the beginning anniversary of Mookerjee.
Bengal used to guide the nation as soon as upon a time, he added.
“Syama Prasad Mookherjee had taken Bengal to new heights…but it is a matter of shame that standards of education have now plunged to abysmal levels. Now, if you are not associated with the ruling party of the state, you would be graded accordingly. We need to change this,” he stated.
The BJP chief additionally deplored “politicisation of education” leading to falling requirements of studying.
“This trend is worrisome for Bengal. We must dedicate ourselves to restore education in Bengal back to its glorious standards,” he stated.
Speaking about Mookerjee’s contributions to the nation, Nadda asserted it was due to the efforts of the Jana Sangh founder that West Bengal and enormous elements of Punjab had been with India.
“It is due to Syama Prasad Mookerjee that Bengal and Punjab are with India. Otherwise, they would have gone to Pakistan during Partition…He opposed the appeasement politics of Nehru in post-Independent India…. but the Congress has a bad habit of stifling democratic voices,” he stated.
“When their ideals didn’t match, he resigned from Nehru’s cabinet. The Nehru-Liaquat pact made him resign because it cheated the minorities in Pakistan… Dr Mookerjee questioned the reason behind special rights being given to Jammu and Kashmir through Article 370. But Nehru Ji and Sheikh Abdullah were doing the job of executing their trick,” Nadda added.
He additionally attacked the state’s Mamata Banerjee authorities over its dealing with of the COVID-19 disaster.
“The West Bengal Chief Minister doesn’t believe in cooperative federalism. She is not keen on sharing COVID data with the Centre,” he alleged.
Reacting to Nadda’s allegation in opposition to the TMC authorities, state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee termed it baseless and an try to mislead the folks of Bengal.
“For BJP what matters most is votes. So they can go to any extent, from telling lies to distorting history. The allegation of education being politicised is baseless. They want to destroy our culture and tradition. They want to thrust their culture and ideology on Bengalis and are trying to mislead the people of Bengal,” Chatterjee stated. PTI