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BJP insulting people of West Bengal: Mamata

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BJP's demand to declare a "super sensitive" zone amounts to insulting the people of the state, said on Wednesday.

Responding to BJP's demand to declare a "super sensitive" zone, Banerjee said: "What is the reason behind this? This is humiliation. They are so scared. In Rajasthan, in Tripura, 98 per cent Panchayat seats were uncontested. These are blatant lies."

"They talk of political murders. 99 per cent TMC leaders were killed. Is it because we are fighting against and Amit Shah," she asked.

She alleged the BJP leaders are trying to curb her party's voice. Referring to the demand for appointing media observers, she said: "This is astonishing. They have demanded to be deployed. This is a shame."

"Where is the freedom of the press? I am telling the BJP to not commit such blunders. Bengal respects freedom of the press. is an impartial organization. Why only the BJP is being served by the Election Commission," she asked.

She demanded that the must investigate as to "who are carrying cash in helicopters and chartered flights."

Expressing apprehensions that the ruling might not allow free-and-fair elections in West Bengal, BJP on Wednesday urged the to declare Bengal a "super-sensitive zone."

A high-level delegation of BJP leaders comprising Ravi Shankar Prasad, JP Nadda and others met the EC officials in

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 22:58 IST