West Bengal: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee slammed BJP over attacking TMC

News Desk: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday took a jibe at the BJP saying that some people are busy pinching the TMC government.

“Some people are busy in pinching the TMC government and running down its achievements from morning to evening … But they fail to get a single rupee allocated to the state from Delhi. They do not have the power to help the people of the state. All they know is to be on the attack mode against us, to find fault with us” said  Mamata Banerjee while inaugurating a Jagaddhatri Puja in Posta area of city which is the hub of wholesale business.

“Such attacks did not happen in the past when constitutional posts used to be respected and none would speak against each other in this way. I know how it was in the past having being an MP for several terms” she said.

Continuing her tirade against the BJP-led government at the Centre, she said it has put the common man in dire straits by demonetization five years ago and now the fuel price hike, which fetched it Rs 4 lakh crore.

“It has hurt the aam admi hard … The achhe din promise by Narendra Modi has turned out to be bure din” she added.

The chief minister urged the traders to make minimum profit from the sale of essentials and vegetables for one year in the interest of the general public.

“Please don’t charge too much price for vegetables. I know you are all hard hit by the fuel price spiral, but still try to ensure that vegetable prices is contained as much as possible” she told Posta Merchants Association, the organisers of the puja.

The chief minister iterated her government plans to organize business meets, music meets, film festival and support other festivals and fairs in the coming months.