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TMC's 'politics of hatred' bad for country: Mahesh Sharma on Priyanka's arrest

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Reacting sharply on the arrest of Priyanka Sharma, Mahesh on Monday denounced 'TMC's of hatred and violence' and asserted that 'this kind of is neither good for the state nor for the country.'

Intensifying attack on Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government, invoked examples of verbal attacks on and said: "In West Bengal, such kinds of things have been going on for long. Even Modi ji is called 'Chor,' liar, expired and all, but we did not take any action against anyone. This is because we believe that in there must be open debate and discussion. The opposition has an important role. But in West Bengal, they (TMC) are trying to scare our workers and indulging in a politics of violence or hatred. It is neither in favour of country, nor "

He also criticised Chief Minister for her statements against and said: "Modi calls her 'didi,' but Mamata calls him a liar and says will tie him in a rope and put him inside the jail. What kind of language is this and what does she want to prove. I believe people of will bring a change this time."

Priyanka Sharma, the convenor of the Bharatiya Janata Party's youth wing in Howrah was arrested for sharing a morphed image of Banerjee.

Commenting further on denial of permission to for holding a rally in Jadavpur, said: "This is shameful. Denying landing permission to chopper of a party's having the government in the Centre is very shameful. The situation is very bad if we cannot come and go freely in parts of our country."

has accused the of cancelling an election rally of Shah. "In West Bengal, the dictatorship of is continuing. Today, we had a rally of our in Jadavpur and an application was submitted for it 4-5 days back, but last night we were denied permission. There is no reason for it", said on Monday.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 15:27 IST