BBC Documentary Row: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee compares BJP with Hitler

Debjit Mukherjee, Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched a scathing attack on the BJP government over the ongoing Income Tax Survey at the BBC offices in Delhi and Mumbai. Hitting out at the BJP, Banerjee said that the only mandate of the saffron party is a dictatorship and they are more than Hitler. She accused the BJP of pursuing vendetta politics.

“The income tax survey on BBC is very unfortunate and it shows the political vendetta of the BJP government…The income tax survey on the BBC is affecting freedom of the press and there will come one day when there’ll be no media in India,” said Banerjee at her chamber in the West Bengal assembly.

Comparing the BJP to Hitler, the West Bengal CM said, “BJP’s only mandate is a dictatorship, (they are) more than Hitler.”