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TMC supports Meira Kumar; is against unlawfulness, injustice: Mamata

ANI  |  Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] 

Training guns at the Centre for the growing unlawfulness and injustice in the country, Chief Minister on Monday asserted that All (TMC) supports in the race for the next President of

Speaking to reporters here, Banerjee said "We support and will stand by her always. Our vote is against unlawfulness and injustice which is growing in the country. For the sake of the country we urge everyone to not support (BJP) and stand by a common man."

Further slamming the government, Banerjee stated that the TMC will not bow down their heads and will rather fight and be happy to go to jail.

"Demonetisation and GST are the two biggest scams of the country, which is making it, lag behind. After all this, we will not bow down our heads rather fight and be happy to go to jail. If thinks that Bengal is an easy place then they are wrong. We already have 18 political parties that have come together and this is a good time for coalition," Banerjee said.

Meanwhile, targeting the Centre for having bad relations with West Bengal, Banerjee termed it like a 'sandwich'.

"The Centre has always had bad relations with neighbouring countries like China, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal and now it's with which has become like a sandwich," Banerjee added.

The counting of the votes will take place on July 20.

There are two candidates in the fray for the coveted post - Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind and Opposition's candidate

President Pranab Mukherjee's term is expiring on July 25.

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 18:37 IST