On hearing ‘Jai Shri Ram’, Mamata Banerjee loses cool and yells at protesters

Banerjee’s sit-in came a day after she opted out of Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony in Delhi on Thursday after relatives of BJP workers allegedly killed in political violence in Bengal were invited for the ceremony
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee lost her temper on Thursday when protesters shouted ‘Jai Shri Ram” and “Jai Modi” slogans while she was on her way to a sit-in venue
She got out of her car twice when she heard the slogans. “My car was going along the way. And these people, wearing BJP headbands, moved towards my car. They are outsiders, they are not local people,” Mamata said
Banerjee said she has no problem with Hindi-speaking people but added some people, who are not originally from Bengal, started spreading terror when the Election Commission assessed law and order during the polls She said “the people” enjoy the state’s resources and yet dare to insult her. Banerjee shouted back at the crowds and asked policemen to identify the slogan shouters and conduct an hour-to-house search
Banerjee said there efforts to create differences between Bengalis and non-Bengalis. “Our slogan is Jai Hind and not what the BJP says,” said Banerjee

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