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People shouldn't vote for those who think 100 times before saying 'Vande Mataram': PM Modi


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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's brain would burst seeing increasing enthusiasm of people in BJP's election rallies, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
"Seeing today's scenario, condition of some people is going to worsen further. It seems that there is a sort of competition among the people here as the second rally is bigger than the first one, the third one is bigger than the second one, and the fourth one is bigger than the third one. As your enthusiasm increases, Didi's (Mamata Banerjee) brain gets burst," said Modi addressing an election rally here.
People of West Bengal should not vote for those who think hundred times before saying, "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Vande Mataram," he said.
"The West Bengal has given strength to 'Rashtra bhakti,' but these days it has become a fashion to abuse 'Rashtra bhakti'. This is a distorted mentality. 'Vande Mataram' is praise for 'Maa', 'Mati' and 'Manush.' But, attempts are being made to shamelessly bury 'Vande Mataram,'" said Modi.
"Those who started ignoring 'Rashtra bhakti' for 'vote bhakti', think 100 times before saying 'Vande Mataram' and 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai.' People of West Bengal should stay alert from such people," he added.
Continuing his attack on Banerjee, he said: "Mamata Banerjee is one of the members of the group that praises Pakistan. When the whole world was accusing Pakistan, 'Didi' was passing a resolution against Narendra Modi. She is a member of the group that supports terrorism and terrorists for political interest."
Eight parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal -- Baharampur, Krishnagar, Ranaghat, Burdwan East, Burdwan-Durgapur, Asansol, Bolpur and Birbhum, went to polls under the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha election.
There are 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 7:00 PM IST

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