Advertisement

HindustanTimes Wed,26 Nov 2014

Trinamool will never support Modi: Mamata

IANS  Kolkata, July 19, 2013
First Published: 16:47 IST(19/7/2013) | Last Updated: 20:10 IST(19/7/2013)

Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said her party would never support Narendra Modi, likely to be projected by the BJP as its prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 general elections.

Advertisement

"We have never supported Narendra Modi. We will never support him," Banerjee said while addressing a panchayat poll rally at Rampurhat in Birbhum district.

Training her guns on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government, she said: "They have been ruling for 10 years. During this time they never talked about Narendra Modi. Now with elections round the corner, they are telling people that if you don't vote for us, Modi will become prime minister."

She accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of failing to play the role of a responsible opposition in Parliament. "They are not playing the role of a responsible opposition. Actually there is no enmity between the Congress and the BJP."

Alleging that the BJP believed in the politics of dividing people into Hindus and Muslims, she said: "But actually, they care for the interests of neither Hindus nor Muslims."


Advertisement
more from Kolkata

Getting sedatives and drugs in Bengal jails is child’s play

Obtaining sedatives in Bengal jails is child's play, jail insiders told HT on Friday, while the city wondered how a high profile prisoner lodged in a high-security cell in a central jail could procure dozens of sedatives to attempt suicide in a cell guarded by two sentries round the clock.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved