News Desk: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee cited the “victimisation” of megastar Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai today before a huge audience that included political leaders, social activists, former high court judges and celebrities. Calling BJP a “cruel and undemocratic party”, she underscored the need of unity and sought advice and guidance for the battle ahead.
“India loves manpower not muscle power. We are facing a cruel undemocratic party the BJP. If we are together, we will win” said the Trinamool chief, is on a two-day visit to the state.
“Mahesh ji, you have been victimised, Shah Rukh Khan has also been victimised. If we have to win, we have to fight and speak out wherever you can. You guide us and give us advice as a political party” Ms Banerjee said.
Invoking Bengal’s iconic poet Rabindranath Tagore and his poem on Maratha king Shivaji, she added that there is already a “bridge” between Bengal and Maharashtra.