West Bengal Elections 2021: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi has lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for accusing him of dividing minority votes in Bengal.
Talking completely to ABP Information Correspondent, Manogya Loiwal, AIMIM Chief alleged that the TMC supremo has finished little for the Muslim group of the state. “Mamata has betrayed Muslims in Bengal. The get together feels Muslims are votebank,” Owaisi stated.
Slamming the Chief Minister over communal politics, Owaisi stated, “Mamata is Chanting mantras and saying kalmas…all that is drama for votes. Modi and Mamata are the identical. Muslims need growth, not appeasement.”
He went on to accuse Mamata of hobnobbing with the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering after the riots in Gujarat in 2002 and stated, “I used to be part of Nandigram motion as an MP and she or he thanked me so many instances however now she is looking me B group of BJP. She was awarded with a cupboard berth for staying silent on Gujarat riots.”
It may be recalled the Communist Social gathering of India (Marxist) member Sitaram Yechury in a Twitter publish in 2019 alleged related allegations in opposition to CM Mamata. “After 2002 Gujarat riots, Ms Mamata Banerjee was a Minister within the BJP govt, she went to polls in alliance with BJP in 2004, facilitated the entry of BJP into Bengal & is doing so even at the moment. She is now preaching to us, who’ve at all times fought RSS-BJP?” Yechury tweeted.
After 2002 Gujarat riots, Ms Mamata Banerjee was a Minister within the BJP govt, she went to polls in alliance with BJP in 2004, facilitated the entry of BJP into Bengal & is doing so even at the moment. She is now preaching to us, who’ve at all times fought RSS-BJP? #BirdsOfAFeather #BJPTMC pic.twitter.com/CBIcXXlNsD
— Sitaram Yechury (@SitaramYechury) Might 14, 2019
Owaisi’s remarks got here after the Chief Minister forward of essential phase-3 polling, warned in opposition to an alleged cut up in minority votes. In a veiled assault on Asaduddin Owaisi and Abbas Siddiqui, Banerjee stated, “A buddy of BJP has come from Hyderabad. Together with a boy from Furfura Sharif he’s spending crores of rupees and giving communal slogans. They aren’t solely attempting to divide Hindus and Muslims, however even trying to separate the Muslim votes.”
AIMIM president in the meantime confirmed confidence in sealing victory with shiny colors within the ongoing Bengal Meeting Elections and upcoming UP polls. “We’re contesting on 6 seats and can do very properly in Bengal. I’m assured for UP and have massive plans for the state. We will probably be a significant stake holder within the UP elections,” Owaisi added.
It’s to be famous that that the Muslim vote financial institution performs an amazing function in political corridors of Bengal. The TMC dominated state has round 30 per cent Muslims which is a sizeable chunk that has ensured victory for Mamata in successive elections. Some 125 out of Bengal’s 294 meeting seats are such the place the Muslim vote is decisive in figuring out the electoral final result. Therefore, from TMC to BJP to the Indian Secular Entrance, all the most important events in fray are attempting to woo the minority group.