Modi has to be removed from energy: Mamata Banerjee
Will write to CMs of Opposition-ruled States to assist reason behind farmers, she says
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday mentioned her subsequent political transfer would be to take away Prime Minister Narendra Modi from energy.
“I have only one thing to say: Modi has to be removed from power,” the Trinamool Congress chairperson mentioned when requested by journalists what position she needs to play in nationwide politics.
Ever because the West Bengal Assembly polls, the place the Trinamool Congress defeated the BJP and retained energy, questions on what position she’s going to play in nationwide politics have been posed to Ms. Banerjee.
Meets farm leaders
During the day, she met leaders of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), together with Rakesh Tikait, on the State Secretariat and prolonged assist to the farmers’ union protesting towards the three Central farm Bills. She would write to the Chief Ministers of the Opposition-ruled States to assist the reason for farmers, she acknowledged.
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SKM leaders mentioned that having defeated the BJP, Ms. Banerjee ought to attempt to make West Bengal a mannequin State for farmers.
Ms. Banerjee mentioned, “We have been supporting the protesting farmers from the start. We also passed a resolution in the Assembly against the Bills”.
Farm leaders requested her to go to Delhi after the COVID-19 scenario improves.
The Chief Minister mentioned she would take the initiative in order that she may have a gathering with the Chief Ministers of the Opposition-ruled States on the problem. Why the Centre was not holding talks with the protesting farmers for the previous seven months, she requested.
Former Union Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Yashwant Sinha mentioned the Centre was attempting to hand over conventional agriculture to corporates. “If traditional agriculture is dismantled, India will cease to be India.”
GST on COVID-19 vaccines
The Chief Minister additionally took on the Centre on GST on COVID-19 vaccines. “Imposing GST on vaccines is like playing with the life and death of people,” she mentioned. Why vaccines weren’t routed by way of States, she requested.
It was a “dirty drive against the State government”, she alleged. “Why is Mr. Modi eager to take credit? It was before the Bihar polls that the government promised free vaccine… what happened after that,” she requested.