April 7, 2019
Our garbage is getting tickets in BJP: Mamata Banerjee at Falakata
Trinamool Chairperson Mamata Banerjee today addressed a public meeting in Falakata, Alipurduar. In her speech she slammed the BJP for giving ticket to a person responsible for violence in Terai-Dooars.
Highlights of her speech:
A separate district of Alipurduar was a demand of the people. We fulfilled it
People wanted a multi-super speciality hospital and university in Alipurduar
We have set up Rajbanshi and Kamtapuri Academies apart from recognising Rajbanshi, Kamtapuri, Kurukh, Nepali, Ol Chiki, Gurmukhi and several languages
We have our own health insurance scheme Swasthya Sathi, with a cover upto Rs 5 lakh. 7.5 crore people will benefit. The cards will be issued in the name of the women of the family (to empower them).
We are giving Rs 5,000 per acre annually to farmers under Krishak Bandhu scheme. We are paying the entire premium of crop insurance.
Khajna tax and mutation fees on agricultural land have been waived off.
We have spent Rs 7,000 crore to provide Kanyashree scholarships to 60 lakh girls
We have distributed cycles to 1 crore students so that they can easily go to schools
We want every section of the society to become self-sufficient
This is not an election for Bengal Assembly. This is an election for forming government Centre
People are asking for an account of the work done by Centre in the last five years
We provide rice at Rs 2/kg to people while unemployment has increased under Modi
We have created 1 crore employment opportunities, while 2 crore people lost their jobs in 2017-18
They are offering money to people to attend their rallies and vote for them. It is not their money. It is people’s money
Seasonal birds from other States are coming to Bengal during elections. They are monitoring your actions
Before 2016, they promised to reopen closed tea gardens. Did they keep their promise? No. Instead, we have opened a tea garden today
We provide 35 kg food grains (15 kg wheat and 20 kg rice) to the people of tea gardens at 47 p per kg
Chit fund scams happened during Left rule, not during our government. I dare them to prove any link of Trinamool with chit funds
The main accused leader in chit funds was sharing the stage with Modi today
He claims to be the chowkidar now. Five years ago he was chaiwala. People are saying chowkidar chor hain. I will say, chowkidar is jhoota
Bengal will show the way in future. We will play a significant role in the formation of next government
They have kept women and children in detention camps in Assam. Five Bengalis were murdered in cold-blood.
Names of 23 lakh Hindus and 20 lakh Muslims, Gorkhas, Biharis have been removed from NRC
NRC will never be implemented in Bengal
Bengal does not believe in your culture of violence and riots. We are ready to give our lives but will never support violence
You are already citizens of the country. Why would you give up your citizenship for six years? We will never allow the Citizenship Amendment Bill
BJP has sowed seeds of division in the country
He was busy touring foreign countries for five years and now is seeking votes in the name of chowkidar now
The garbage discarded by us is given tickets for elections by BJP