“This is a Satyagraha and I’ll continue till the country is saved,” Banerjee told reporters. “I feel ashamed to talk to such a prime minister who has blood on his hands ” added Mamata Banerjee.
West Bengal chief minister created history in Indian politics when she stopped CBI entering Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar Residence and taking up rebellion mood further Mamata Banerjee said her struggle will continue till “the situation is resolved.”
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee launched a Satyagraha in the heart of Kolkata on Sunday to protest the move of the CBI to question Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar as she accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah of plotting a ‘coup’.
She said her Satyagraha will continue till “the situation is resolved.” Her comments came as she visited the police commissioner’s residence after a CBI team which showed up to quiz the Kolkata Police chief was detained by the local police.
Trinamool workers stage road blockade at Siuri in Birbhum district and in Bankura town . Also her supporters stage road blockade at Siuri in Birbhum district and in Bankura town in the dead of the night.
Earlier on on CBI summons to Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar Mamata Banerjee accused BJP pursuing political vendetta
Crowds gathered early morning Where West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is holding the ‘Save the Constitution’ dharna over the ongoing CBI issue. Her supporters hold placards near metro channel where West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is holding the dharna.
Meanwhile BJP to approach Election Commission against Mamata government for blocking its rallies. A delegation of senior BJP leaders will meet the Chief Election Commissioner on Monday to complain about the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government for blocking rallies of BJP leaders.
Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be a part of the delegation along with other senior leaders of the party.
It should be noted earlier Westbengal government denied permission of ratha yatra by BJP national president Amit shah citied the saffron outwing created Law and order problem in peaceful west bengal state
Shah even after knocked the door of SupremeCourt but failed to get verdict in his favour
Also Uttar pradesh Yogi Adityanath’s Bengal rally denied permission by Mamata govt
Mamata Banerjee says PM Modi, Amit Shah forced CBI to act against her
Mamata Banerjee said she was getting calls from politicians, including former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamalnath, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani.
Asked if any of the leaders would arrive in the city to meet her, Banerjee said, “I’ve no idea about that. If someone wants to come, we will welcome them. This fight is not by my party. It is for my government”.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who began a sit-in protest over the CBI’s attempt to question the Kolkata Police chief in connection with chit fund scams, said she will continue her “Satyagraha” till the country and its Constitution are “saved”.
Taken stock of unprecedented developments Union government to move Supreme Court today
CBI Interim Director M Nageshwar Rao yesterday said the CBI will approach the Supreme Court today on the matter as the West Bengal police is not cooperating.
In Related developments Opposition leaders took to Twitter to express their support to Mamata Banerjee. Opposition leaders took to Twitter to express their support for the Trinamool Congress chief and flay Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ‘misusing’ the CBI.
Entire opposition will stand together and defeat these fascist forces said Rahul Gandhi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi tweets: I spoke with Mamata Di tonight and told her we stand shoulder to shoulder with her.
The happenings in Bengal are a part of the unrelenting attack on India’s institutions by Mr Modi & the BJP.
The entire opposition will stand together & defeat these fascist forces.
Independence of every institution has been compromised under fascist BJP Government said DMK president and Tamilnadu Opposition Leader MK Stalin
MK Stalin tweets: I stand with @MamataOfficial Didi in her fight to protect the federal structure of this country and to save democracy.
Raj Thackeray tweets: We applaud and support the stand taken by Mamta Banerjee against the autocracy and tyranny of the Central government. The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena firmly stands behind her and the fight against this tyranny.
Sitaram Yechury, General Secretaryof CPI (M) tweets: Corruption cases against TMC govt in chit fund scam have been public for years but Modi govt chose to stay quiet as top mastermind of the scam joined BJP. It does a drama to act now, after 5 years, and TMC leadership responds by staging a drama to protect its corrupt.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar tweets: #Assualtondemocracy – blatant misuse of CBI in #WestBengal to intimidate the opposition and settle political scores.
N Chandrababu Naidu tweets: We strongly condemn the incidents happening in Kolkata, a glaring example of how Modi-Shah duo are destroying the institutions. Attacking political opponents in different States, few days before the Parliament elections commence, will have disastrous consequences in the country.
PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti tweets: In solidarity with @MamataOfficial “History stands testament to how JK has faced the wrath of central agencies. Its disheartening to see how institutions are being hijacked only to discredit political opponents . Doesn’t bode well for the Centre – State relationship.”
Derek O’Brien: Modi has to go, Amit Shah has to go, otherwise constitution is in danger, institutions are in danger and the country is in danger. Mamata has fought many battles before and another one starts tonight at 9 pm.