BJP Hits Back At Mamata Banerjee, ‘It's Murder Of Democracy’ Says Prakash Javadekar

| February 4 , 2019 , 14:01 IST

Hitting back at West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said it’s a murder of democracy and questioned her motive behind staging the dharna, "It's the murder of democracy."

"We want to ask Mamata Banerjee why is she staging a dharna, who does she want to shield? Police Commissioner or herself?”

He added,“Whatever is happening in Kolkata and West Bengal is one of a kind. Never before was an investigating team taken into custody by police."

He alleged that the Opposition parties were divided by vision but was “united by corruption.”

He said, “Opposition parties have supported Mamata Banerjee. Who are these people? They are out on bail. Such people are standing together. This is not Mahagathbandhan, they are divided by the vision and united by corruption. The corrupt are standing together.”

The Union HRD minister claimed that constitutional order has completely broken down in the state, but stopped short of demanding imposition of President's rule in West Bengal.

"We would say both law and order and Constitutional order has completely broken down in the state," Javadekar said.

On whether the BJP would demand imposition of President's rule in the state, he said, "We won't say anything as of now."