Mamata Banerjee announces increase in allowances of imams, moazzems and priests

Debjit Mukherjee, Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced the increase in the allowances of imams, moazems and priests at a meeting of imams and moazems at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on Monday. He announced an increase of Rs 500 in both cases.

Attacking BJP she said, “Hindus brothers don’t riot. Minorities don’t riot. BJP incites. Minority brothers heat up very quickly. Don’t do that. They want you to heat up. Only then can they stir up unrest. They will attack Muslims and will brand you as terrorists. Then they will use NIA.” The chief minister’s request to the imams and moazems of the minority communities, “You should see that there is no unrest. No one should get misguided.”