You are here: Home » News-ANI » National
Business Standard

Mamata fears BJP will dig its heels in Bengal by holding Rath Yatras: Amit Shah

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Hours after the on Friday accepted Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) plea for organising Rath Yatras in and other regions of West Bengal, tore into the Trinamool and for creating obstructions for the party.

The court on Thursday had refused to give permission to the BJP to hold the The judicature had upheld the concerns cited by the government that the programme may stoke communal tensions and cause violence in the region.

Shah said at a press conference here today, "We (BJP) will do everything legally and we will conduct three rallies. The rallies have not been cancelled but postponed. Yatra, as scheduled, will go to every part of I will go to tomorrow."

Venting anger over the state government, Shah alleged complete lawlessness in the state and since the TMC is afraid of the BJP it is not allowing the "is scared that if BJP takes out the three rallies in the state of West Bengal and assemble in Kolkata then the foundation of a complete change will be laid down. So she attempted to stop all these yatras," Shah stressed.

Slamming the and the further, he accused that there has been an attempt to suppress democratic process in the region and the trend being followed is non-democratic in nature.

"West Bengal is a hotbed of all the illegal activities. The BJP activists are not afraid of Mamata Banerjee's suppression. We are committed to bring good governance inside Bengal," he said.

The BJP had planned to hold three "Rath-Yatras" beginning with district today, Kakdwip in the South 24 district on December 9 and in district on December 14. The was to be flagged off by from

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 16:11 IST