The TMC chief hit out on the PM and questioned what number of complaints filed in opposition to Narendra Modi for doing Hindu-Muslim day by day.
“It hardly matters even if ten show cause notices are issued against me. I am telling everyone to vote unitedly, there will no division. How many complaints have been filed against Narendra Modi? He does Hindu-Muslim every day,” Mamata Banerjee stated.
“How many complaints have been registered against those people who called Nandigram‘s Muslims Pakistanis? Aren’t they ashamed? They can’t do anything against me. I am with Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians as well as tribals,” she added.
The EC on Wednesday directed Mamata to submit a written clarification explaining her open demand for votes on communal grounds for her occasion Trinamool Congress within the ongoing Assembly elections within the state.
She had stated, “I am requesting my minority brothers and sisters with folded hands, don’t divide the minority votes after listening to the devil person who had taken money from the BJP. He passes many communal statements and initiates clashes between the Hindus and the Muslims. He is one of the apostles of the BJP, comrade. The comrades of CPM and BJP are roaming around with the money given by the BJP to divide the minority votes.”
In its order, the ballot panel requested Banerjee to submit her rationalization inside 48 hours of receipt of the discover, failing which the “commission shall take a decision without further reference to you”.
The fee’s motion got here after BJP chief Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi complained to the election physique alleging that Banerjee — the Trinamool candidate from Nandigram — had on April three appealed to the Muslim voters to not let their votes get break up amongst totally different political events, whereas delivering a speech in Tarkeshwar in Hooghly district.
The BJP alleged that she brazenly demanded votes on communal grounds for her occasion.
(With inputs from businesses)