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Trinamool to oppose bill on FDI in insurance: Mamata

She said the govt is trying to sell the country by allowing FDI

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

chief today said her party would oppose any attempt to pass the Bill in to raise cap in sector to 49% and will be vocal against the BJP-led government over communal violence. Describing her strategy for the winter session of Parliment beginning on November 24, Banerjee, Chief Minister, said "we will oppose in We will be vocal against communal violence," Banerjee, who held a meeting with party MPs to discuss the party's strategy in the coming session, said. "This government is trying to sell out the country. We will oppose in and other issues including against communal violence," she said. "We should not be taken for granted," Banerjee said while attending a meeting of party workers during the day where the party's and members were also present. "In Rajya Sabha, they (NDA) do not have majority. They may try to pass it forcibly.

We have 45 MPs (and Rajya Sabha). If they think we will help them in passing in insurance, they are dreaming," Banerjee said. Banerjee said her party MPS would also raise the issue of black money, which, she felt, must be brought back to India. "Black money must be brought back to India", she said adding "we want the Centre to begin electoral reforms. Elections must be fought with accountability and credibility", she said. Accusing of indulging in a "selective vendetta" against her party with a party MP arrested by CBI in connection with the Saradah chit fund scam yesterday, Banerjee said her party MPs would stage a dharna in on November 25. Alleging had spent thousands of crores of rupees in elections, she said "our MPs would raise this in and demand to know the source of these funds." "We will organise a rally against the Centre's vindictive on November 24 from College Square to Dorina Crossing in the city," she said.

First Published: Sat, November 22 2014. 19:16 IST