File picture of Firhad Hakim.
It is really disgraceful to use the identify of Lord Ram to taunt a person or for political gains, Hakim, a senior TMC leader explained to reporters in the Assembly premises.
- PTI Kolkata
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West Bengal minister Firhad Hakim on Wednesday strike out at the BJP for chanting the name of Lord Ram for political needs and said the saffron celebration are not able to gain the condition election with “employed soldiers”. It is particularly disgraceful to use the identify of Lord Ram to taunt somebody or for political gains, Hakim, a senior TMC leader told reporters in the Assembly premises.
“Chanting Jai Shri Ram anywhere and just about everywhere is like bringing his identify down to the streets and is a gross disregard of Lord Ram’s identify,” HE said reacting to scribes’ queries. “There is almost nothing to oppose about the chanting. But people will realise that BJP is not providing owing respect to religion and Lord Ram,” Hakim reported.
The 125th delivery anniversary celebrations of Subhas Chandra Bose in the state experienced finished in abject bitterness as Main Minister Mamata Banerjee refused to deliver her speech at the primary ‘Parakram Diwas’ event at Victoria Memorial just after ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans greeted her. TMC had criticised the silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was existing at the purpose on the “reprehensible remedy” meted out to her. The incident reflected the ”misogynistic mindset” of selected folks, TMC chief and minister Bratya Basu had stated.
Reacting to a concern about BJP seeking to wean away TMC staff forward of the condition election, he mentioned the saffron bash are unable to win the coming poll fight with “employed soilders”. BJP chief Sovan Chatterjee, a former TMC leader and former city mayor, is reported to be in contact with some leaders of Banerjee’s bash in Diamond Harbour, the constituency of her nephew Abhishek.
Assembly polls in West Bengal are owing in April-may this 12 months.