A purported video the place West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is seen shifting her fractured leg forwards and backwards has gone viral on social media, giving her opponents the chance to assert that she is faking her harm to win votes by sympathy.
Claiming that its rival BJP ought to discover ways to respect ladies, the TMC condemned the “method wherein the get together supremo has been insulted”.
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PTI couldn’t independently confirm the authenticity of the video.
BJP spokesperson Pronoy Roy, who shared the 30-second clip on Fb, stated Banerjee ought to “cease placing up a drama over her accidents” to garner public assist within the midst of the meeting elections.
“This video seize which has surfaced on networking web sites has not been filmed by anyone from the BJP. It was recorded by some TMC get together staff. We wish her to get again to regular life quickly, we additionally pray for that… however she should cease placing up this drama by shifting round in a wheelchair.
“If she was exercising her leg by shaking it then I counsel that she begin strolling as that can assist her recuperate quicker.”
Taking a jibe on the chief minister, Rahul Sinha, a senior chief of the saffron get together, stated the TMC supremo’s bandage won’t purchase her votes.
“The extra she is dropping confidence the larger her bandage will get. Individuals are not shopping for this… She will need to have forgotten which leg is injured and shook the incorrect foot. She has already misplaced the elections, the bandage will not be capable of save her from imminent defeat,” Sinha stated.
Taking sturdy exception to the remarks made by BJP leaders, state minister Shashi Panja stated the saffron camp, by elevating suspicion over Banerjee’s accidents has not simply insulted her however all the ladies of Bengal.
“We condemn the style the BJP is insulting our beloved CM. They aren’t simply insulting our CM, but additionally the opposite ladies of the state. We urge them to indicate correct respect to the ladies of this state,” Panja stated.
Echoing her, former BJP chief Yashwant Sinha, who joined the TMC not too long ago, stated if anyone was churning out lies, it was the BJP and never the TMC.
“Are they (BJP leaders) attempting to say that an entire lot of individuals concerned (in treating her) together with eminent docs are mendacity? It is solely the BJP that’s able to talking such lies. I’ve little doubt in my thoughts that they’re those behind this (propaganda),” Sinha, who had served because the finance minister within the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cupboard, said.
TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh additionally hit out on the BJP and stated that the folks of Bengal will give the BJP a befitting reply for its “soiled politics”.
“In the event that they (BJP leaders) are spending a lot time observing Didi’s toes, they could as nicely fall on her toes. We condemn such politics that targets a girl who’s holding campaigns sitting on a wheelchair, after being attacked. This exhibits that the BJP has misplaced its plot,” Ghosh stated.
Banerjee sustained accidents on her left leg, waist, shoulder and neck as she fell down after allegedly being pushed by miscreants in Nandigram on March 10.
(With PTI Inputs)
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