BENGAL POLLS 2021: Attempting to counter the TMC’s core ballot plank of Bengali satisfaction, the BJP has launched the ‘Lokkho Sonar Bangla’ (goal golden Bengal) marketing campaign, and minced no phrases in describing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s current “diatribe” against the prime minister as fully against the tradition of the state.
Making a robust pitch for a BJP authorities in West Bengal to usher in ‘Asol Poriborton’ (actual change), BJP president JP Nadda requested the folks of the state whether or not they need to take sides with improvement or “cut money tradition”. On a day-long whirlwind tour of the state, Nadda denounced the state authorities as “representatives of corruption and anarchy” and mentioned folks want a vaccine against the “tolabaji” (extortion) regime of the Trinamool Congress.
Promising to revive the “misplaced satisfaction of Bengal” if voted to energy, he mentioned the TMC needs to be despatched for “aaram” (rest) and the saffron get together must be given the “kaam” (work) of working the federal government.
Nadda, whereas launching the ‘Lokkho Sonar Bangla’ crowdsourcing marketing campaign to hunt strategies from greater than two crore folks within the state forward of the meeting elections, alleged that Bengali icons and girls have been uncared for.
BJP will restore Bengali satisfaction
“Mamata ji talks about Bengali satisfaction and tradition. Her selection of phrases against the PM, dwelling minister and me are unacceptable. It is just not anticipated from a CM. This is just not the Bengali tradition. We will restore Bengali satisfaction and take it again to its wonderful days,” he mentioned, whereas addressing a ‘Parivartan Yatra’ rally.
“West Bengal is on the crossroads. It has to resolve whether or not it desires improvement or to aspect with the tradition of corruption and cut money. We want a double-engine authorities for the state’s improvement. It is so that you can resolve whether or not you need to shield the wealthy Bengali tradition or not. Our purpose is ‘Sonar Bangla’ (Golden Bengal),” he mentioned.
Mocking Banerjee’s enchantment for satisfactory vaccines for the state previous to the meeting polls, Nadda mentioned the folks of Bengal additionally want inoculation against corruption. “Bengal additionally needs a vaccine against cut money and ‘tolabaji’ and the BJP will make preparations for that after coming to energy. We can even implement Ayushman Bharat and PM Kisan Samman Nidhi,” he mentioned.
Referring to the TMC’s ballot slogan portraying Banerjee as “daughter of Bengal,” Nadda alleged that she didn’t work for the state’s sisters and moms’ security and safety.
“Yes, Mamata didi, you’re the daughter of Bengal, however the reality is the daughters of Bengal will not be protected below your regime. The state tops the chart in crimes against girls, rape and human trafficking… And now, simply forward of the elections, you’re speaking in regards to the daughters of Bengal,” the senior BJP chief mentioned. His feedback come days after the TMC unveiled the ballot slogan – ‘Bangla Nijer Meyekei Chaye’, portraying Banerjee as its mascot, with concentrate on girls voters and Bengali sub-nationalism.
Speaking on the launch of ‘Lokkho Sonar Bangla’, which can start on March 3 and proceed until March 30, Nadda mentioned the get together goals to succeed in out to greater than two crore folks unfold throughout all of the 294 constituencies.
“There might be 30,000 suggestion containers, and folks also can give strategies digitally. We do not suppose we’ve got all of the knowledge, so we need to search the views of the widespread folks in our endeavour to construct a Sonar Bangla,” he mentioned.
The BJP chief mentioned the get together will search opinion on the right way to enhance business, agriculture, well being and non secular tourism, amongst different sectors. Nadda mentioned the BJP goals to construct a Bengal, the place girls can reside with out concern and college students from the Matua neighborhood get training and jobs. He additionally promised implementation of the seventh Pay Commission for state authorities workers. He claimed that greater than 1.4 crore bogs had been in-built West Bengal below the Swacch Bharat Mission, and the figures converse in regards to the “poor situation” of ladies within the state, particularly within the rural areas.
Later within the night, whereas addressing a gathering of intellectuals, Nadda sought their help in BJP’s endeavour to take Bengal to new heights. “The manner Mamata didi speaks, it does not look like the tradition of Bengal. We would urge the intellectuals to help us in our quest to construct a brand new Bengal,” he mentioned.
Nadda additionally visited the ancestral home of novelist and poet Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay and author Bhibuti Bhushan Banerjee and paid tributes.
‘TMC doesn’t want sermons from outsiders’
The ruling TMC, in the meantime, slammed Nadda for his feedback and mentioned the TMC doesn’t want sermons from “outsiders” to guard the tradition of the state. “JP Nadda and his group know nothing about Bengal; they simply learn out speeches. He ought to do his homework correctly. And, we do not want any recommendation from outsiders who need to destroy our state’s tradition. We know the right way to shield and protect it, and we’ll try this,” TMC MP Sougata Roy mentioned.
TMC’s Rajya Sabha get together chief Derek O’ Brien questioned whether or not BJP leaders coming to West Bengal endure from a “continual illness of spreading misinformation”. “After M comes N! A couple of days in the past, M from the ‘vacationer gang’ made a speech in Bengal with distorted info. Our #FactCheck uncovered his lies. Today, N from the ‘vacationer gang’ distorted once more. Chronic illness?” he tweeted. Brien additionally enumerated on how the speed of crimes against girls has decreased in West Bengal in comparison with BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh, and Kolkata has been “twice accorded because the most secure metropolis for ladies”.
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