21 - 08 - 2019

Narendra Modi government past its expiry date, says Mamata Banerjee at Kolkata rally

Kolkata, Jan 19,2019:West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday in a clarion call to the nation reiterated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is past its 'expiry date' and asserted of a new government after the Lok Sabha elections. 

Addressing a grand rally organised at the Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata, CM Banerjee accused BJP of not following the courtesy in politics and further added that those who are not with the BJP are called thieves. 

Speaking at the mega opposition rally, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief called upon people and raised the slogan to change the government at the Centre. In her speech, she promised that the Opposition parties will work unitedly heralding in the descent of a new dawn. She further added that the question of who would become the prime minister can be decided after the elections.

She said, "Modi government is past its expiry date and in the coming days, a new dawn will descend. We (opp parties) will work together and it's a promise. Who will be the prime minister can be decided after the Lok Sabha elections. 'Badal do, badal do, Delhi ka sarkar badal do' (change the government at the Centre)," said the TMC supremo.

More than 20 national leaders, including former prime minister H D Deve Gowda, his son and Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Sharad Pawar, Farooq Abdullah, Sharad Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav, Hemant Soren and former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Gegong Apang, reached Kolkata on Friday to take part in the rally.