Mumbai: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused IPS officers of interfering in the state’s jurisdiction.
Banerjee dared the central government to impose President’s rule in the state, which attacked the BJP for trying to convert West Bengal into “riot-torn” Gujarat.
She said that BJP National President JP Nadda’s convoy was not attacked and wondered why “convicted criminals” were with him
“If the BJP and the central government feel that they can scare us by bringing in central forces and transferring state cadre officers, then they are wrong. The Center is summoning our officers … No one wanted to hurt him (Nadda) or his convoy,” Banerjee said at a rally here.
“Why were there so many vehicles with his convoy? Why were the culprits convicted with him? Last year, the goons who busted Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar were also with Nadda … When they see such goons roaming free, people get scared Are … He said that the courage to impose President’s rule in Bengal is at the center.
Banerjee said that refugee colonies have been recognized in West Bengal, and no one needs to fear the National Register of Citizens, Citizenship (Amendment) Act, and National Population Register.
“BJP has created a new religion of riots and hatred among communities,” she alleged.