'Jai Shri Ram' chants to her is like red rag to a bull: Anil Vij on Mamata
Saturday, 23 January 2021 Banerjee had declined to speak at the event to celebrate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary where "Jai Shri Ram" slogans were raised in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Jai Shri Ram" to #MamtaBanerjee is like a red rag to a bull that is why she stopped her speech at Victoria Memorial today," the firebrand Haryana BJP leader said in a tweet.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee resused to speak after 'Jai Shree Ram' slogans were raised when she was invited to speak during the celebrations of 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on January 23. "I think Government's program should have...
In a politically befitting reply to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's 'Khela Hobe' challenge to Bharatiya Janata Party, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh while addressing a rally in the Balurghat constituency of West Bengal's Dakshin Dinajpur district, said that the state will witness 'Khela' of development and peace soon if people vote the party to power. Addressing his first rally in the poll-bound state this season, Singh promised that the game will happen. "Mamata didi is saying Bengal mein Khela Hobe? I want to say Khela hobe, nishchay hobe, vikas ka khela hobe, shanti ka khela hobe, ab to Paschim Bengal mein bada khela hobe (I promise that game of development and peace will definitely be played, now. There will be a big game in West Bengal)," Singh told an applauding crowd amidst chants of Jai Shree Ram. Singh also warned Mamata Banerjee of the change that Bengal is witnessing and said that days of bullying and bossing around are over. Watch the full video for more details.
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'Jai Shree Ram' slogans echoed during Union Home Minister Amit Shah's address in South 24 Parganas. He accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of stopping 'Saraswati pujan' in schools. Amit Shah said, "Shouldn't Durga Puja take place in WB? Court permission needs to be obtained for it. Shouldn't Saraswati Puja take place? She had stopped it, only after BJP's pressure she was seen worshipping Goddess Saraswati. Didi, Bengal knows that you stopped 'Saraswati pujan' in schools."
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declined to speak at an event where ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans were raised in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event was organized to celebrate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary in Kolkata. Slogans were raised after it was announced that Banerjee would address the programme. “I think a government programme should have some dignity. This is a government programme and not a political party's programme. I am grateful to the Prime Minister, Culture Ministry for organizing an event in Kolkata. But it is not right to invite someone and insult them. In protest, I won’t speak. Jai Hind, Jai Bangla,” wrapped up Mamata. BJP leader and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s grandnephew condemned Mamata’s behavior at the event. He said, “Jai Shree Ram isn't a statement where one should react in a very allergic manner. So, I think the honourable Chief Minister (Mamata Banerjee), with due respect to her, need not have reacted adversely to a slogan whether it's Jai Hind or Jai Shree Ram.” Watch the full video for more.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal got his first dose of Covid vaccine at the LNJP hospital. The Chief Minister’s parents were also vaccinated. Kejriwal has been receiving treatment for diabetes for the last 10 years and is thus eligible for inoculation in the ongoing phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive. President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several chief ministers have already received their first doses of the vaccine. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Bhopal's former mayor Alok Sharma advocated for the renaming of historic Minto Hall as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. According to Sharma, the name reminded of Britishers and should be changed. The former mayor is going to meet Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan regarding the matter.
Union minister Prahalad Patel spoke to Hindustan Times' Deeksha Bhardwaj about the Central government's plans to address the development imbalance between Leh and Kargil. Patel, who holds the Culture and Tourism portfolios, said discrimination against some areas happened when Jammu and Kashmir was a state. He spoke on the government's plan to make Kargil an adventure sports destination, and naming a new Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. He also revealed talks on mapping a new Amarnath Yatra route via Kargil, instead of Srinagar. Watch the full video for more.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 24 attended a program organised for his interaction with the NCC cadets, NSS volunteers and artists participating in the Republic Day Parade. While remembering and giving example of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, he told NCC and NSS cadets to keep working for the betterment of the country and to strengthen the country.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's grandnephew and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chandra Kumar Bose condemned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's behaviour after she refused to speak when 'Jai Shree Ram' slogans were raised during the celebrations of 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on January 23. He said, "Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose stood for unity. He had people of all communities in Azad Hind Fauj. Whether you say 'Jai Hind' or 'Jai Sri Ram', I don't find difference. 'Jai Sri Ram' isn't a statement where one should react in allergic manner. So, I think the honourable Chief Minister (Mamata Banerjee) need not have reacted adversely to a slogan whether it's 'Jai Hind' or 'Jai Shree Ram'. This is not the day to do any politics. It is a day to celebrate, it is a day to pay homage to the soldiers and martyrs of Indian National Army."
A laser light show at Victoria Memorial portrayed the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during the celebrations of his 125th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar witnessed the spectacle. PM Modi is in Kolkata to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 125th birth celebration of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on January 23. Singer Usha Uthup sang Rabindranath Tagore's composition 'Ekla Cholo Re' in presence of Prime Minister. Several other singers also performed to mark the birth anniversary of Netaji. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar were also present during the event.
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