Not forcing anyone to raise 'Jai Shri Ram' slogan: Yogi Adityanath
Monday, 25 January 2021 Responding to questions on West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee refusing to speak after the chants, Adityanath said, "We are not forcing anyone to speak it. But if someone says Jai Shri Ram there is nothing to feel bad about it."
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...
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 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 dignity. This is not a political program. It doesn't suit you to insult someone after inviting them. As a protest, I won't speak anything," said CM Mamata. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present during the celebrations.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reacted on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's question over Election Commission's rationale to conduct assembly elections in the state in 8 phases. He said that it's not CM Banerjee who is alleging and raising question at Election Commission its her fear of losing election. "Earlier, Mamata didi used to say that the elections should be conducted into 6-7 phases, and if Election Commission has taken any decision for peaceful elections why Mamata didi is frustrated," he said. Recently, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on questioned the Election Commission's rationale to conduct assembly elections in the state in 8 phases and wondered if the poll dates had been announced as per the suggestions of PM Narendra Modi and HM Shah.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over law and order situation in the state. He blamed CM Banerjee for the violence in the state and said that BJP will come into power after the assembly elections.
Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on February 28 accused Mamata Banerjee led TMC government for not allowing Centre's policies to benefit farmers and poor. "There is wave of change in West Bengal. TMC didn't let farmers and poor benefit from the Centre's policies. There is violence and corruption in the State. First, it was the communist and Congress, who ruined Bengal and now TMC. Indeed, '2 May Didi-Gayi, BJP Aayi'," said Shivraj Chouhan.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BJP President JP Nadda addressed social workers in Varanasi on February 28. Highlighting path breaking reforms brought by centre government, JP Nadda spoke about the abolishment of triple talaq. He said that Islamic nations like Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq and Syria don't have triple talaq but it used to exist in India. "And we used to hail ourselves as progressive," he added. JP Nadda further said that it was PM Modi who ended torture on Muslim sisters and abolished triple talaq.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on February 28 offered prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It enshrines one of the twelve Jyotirlingams of Shiva. Thousands of Pilgrims converge here to perform an abhishekam to the sacred Jyotirlingam, with water from the Ganga.
Uttar Pradesh managed to control Encephalitis disease by 75 percent and fatality rate by 95 percent, informed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during the campaign launch in Varanasi. "In 2017, we started special vaccination program to aware citizens about Encephalitis. As a result, the State managed to control the disease by 75% and death rate by 95%. UNICEF, WHO also supported to make this program a success," said CM Yogi.
Ahead of the Assembly polls in Kerala, while addressing during 'Vijaya Yathra' in Kochi on February 28, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, "Everyone knows Kerala is God's own country. But whatever is happening here is cause for severe concern. There is no law and order. I can go on elaborating things that are going against law and order of a peaceful, beautiful state like Kerala." "I ask Chief Minister that is this God's own country or is this CPI (M) violent culture, also spread in West Bengal. You are doing it here for several years. I am afraid to say that God's own country is now gradually becoming Fundamentalists' own country and government isn't worried," she added.
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