May 2, 2014
People of Bengal will not allow the State to be divided: Trinamool Chairperson at Kharagpur
Trinamool Chairperson today addressed two rallies at Medinipur and Kharagpur in support of the party candidate Sandhya Roy. During her brief speech, she asked people to stand up against the plans of some political parties to divide Bengal on the basis of religion or ethnicity.
Excerpts from the Chairperson`s speech:
Kharagpur has a special place in my heart.I have done a lot of work for Kharagpur as Railway Minister. I even hadrequested IIT Kharagpur to come and help Indian Railways. I urge you all tovote for joraphool on May 7. I request all to cast their precious votein favour of our candidate Sandhya Roy.
We are working for the people despite afinancial crunch. We have done more work in two and half years than what theLeft has done in 34 years. Centre is taking a major share of our revenue. We want your support so that Bengal can bedeveloped in a better way.
We are all united. We will not allow anyoneto incite violence and riots in Bengal. You must vote for communal harmony.Some people want to divide people on the basis of religion and ethnicity.People of Bengal will stand up against those who want to divide the State.
We have initiated Kanyashree projectfor girls. We have given 50% reservation to women at Panchayat level. We havemade reservations for minority community people. We have already launched adrinking water project for this region. A lot of other works are going on inMedinipur. The work will continue after polls.
We need your support to continue with thesurge of development. I am sure you will place your trust on us. Cast yourprecious vote for Trinamool. Do not vote for CPI(M) or Congress. Never vote forthe divisive ideology of BJP. We want to work for all, irrespective of caste,creed or religion. Those who want to divide Bengal, will be defeated.