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Mamata's photo should be kept in every household: TMC MP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A TMC MP today compared party chief to national icons like Rabindranath Tagore, Jawaharlal Nehru and and said the Chief Minister's photograph should be kept in every household in the country.

TMC MP from West Bengal's Basirhat, Idris Ali, today came to sporting an orange kurta, specially created and designed in College Street in Kolkata, with the face of Banerjee drawn on it.

Ali told PTI the photograph of the Chief Minister is kept in almost all the households of the state nowadays.

"Just like people keep the photograph of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, I think, her (Banerjee's) picture should also be hung in every household across the country," he said.

He said she is a very popular leader who has lead from the front to oppose the government's decision from the very first day.

He said Banerjee leads a very simple life and she has also taken up the cause of the poor. Many leaders from various parties also greeted him after they saw the kurta in Parliament, he added.

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 18:43 IST