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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launches 'BJP Quit India' movement

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launches 'BJP Quit India' movement

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the rally in West Midnapore on Wednesday. Instead of being a "government by the people, of the people, and for the people", it is a government "for the agency, by the agency and of the agency".

Claiming that autocracy is prevailing in the name of democracy, Mamata said: "We have to oust the BJP in 2019, that is or target".

Accusing the BJP of not just trying to divide all of India on the basis of religion, Mamata said the party was also responsible for instigating the recent violence in Darjeeling. "We will never allow the division", Banerjee said.

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Before she left for the capital on Thursday afternoon, she said, "Tomorrow there is a meeting of anti-BJP policital parties. We want this politics of communalism and hatred to come to an end", Mamata said while kicking off the campaign in Medinipur of West Bengal.

"They can threaten us by using the ED, Income Tax and the CBI but we are not afraid of it". The Trinamool Congress chief also slammed the CPM for being a "hypocrite" and alleged that the party has a "clandestine understanding with the BJP".

She will also attend a meeting at the Central Hall of the Parliament today, which will include All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Sonia Gandhi, and other Opposition leaders.

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"On the one hand they (BJP) are lynching adivasis and people from backward sections of society, while on the other hand, they are are clicking photographs with adivasis and having lunch at their houses", she charged.

"As BJP has a majority in Parliament, they are trying to shut the mouths of all Opposition parties - which is unsafe for democracy". They are trying to divide Bengal. When they go to the Hills, they speak of division of the state and in the plains they speak differently.

She told the State Assembly that there had been a loss of Rs. 550 crore and that the State administration had shown restraint.

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