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Jaitley slams Mamata, says Mayawati unfit to govern

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Monday accused Chief of throttling democracy and said Mayawati's personal attack on showed she was unfit to hold any public post.

Jaitley said democracy had become a casualty in

The Minister tweeted: "Mamata Didi - Democracy has become a casualty in Bengal. Opposition workers are murdered, candidates are attacked, polling booths are captured and Opposition leaders are not entitled to organise rallies."

A rally of was axed after the land owner who had rented out his consent.

In an interview to a news agency, mounted a scathing personal attack on the saying that he could not be expected to respect other's sisters and wives when he had left his own wife for political gains.

Jaitley tweeted: "Behan - She is firm on becoming a Her governance, ethics and discourse stoops to an all-time low. Her personal attack on the Prime Minister exposes her as unfit for public life."

The too hit out at Banerjee for not allowing Amit Shah's chopper to land and let him hold an election rally in Jadavpur.

Addressing the media at the headquarters, said Banerjee was "crushing" democracy and the people will give her a befitting reply through the ballot.

"was to hold a rally in Jadavpur. Permission regarding the rally was sought four-five days ago. They (administration) suddenly denied permission at 8.30 p.m. on Sunday without citing any reason. At around 11.30 p.m. on Sunday, they also denied permission for landing of the President's chopper there," Javadekar said.

He urged the to take note of what the government had done.

Javadekar said Banerjee was so rattled that she was seeing the (CRPF) personnel as members of (RSS). "She is desperate."



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 13:20 IST