West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the BJP over the political crisis in Maharashtra, claiming it was a deliberate ploy of the saffron camp to garner extra numbers in favor of its candidate for the upcoming presidential election. The chief minister said, “Presidential election is near. BJP has less votes. Hence, they have chosen to topple the Maharashtra government this time by immoral means and using money power.”
Demanding justice for Uddhav Thackeray, Mamata Banerjee said that BJP is bulldozing on democracy and federal structure in the country.
He said, “They are bulldozing the opposition everywhere, especially when there are protests against their undemocratic gesture. In Tripura they are not allowing people to vote freely. In West Bengal, they are central. They are harassing us through agencies, CBI, ED.”
He warned the BJP and said, “You will be out of power someday. What will you do then? So don’t try to topple the government by using money power. Someday you may also face the same situation.” “
With input from IANS