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Mamata says Modi more dangerous than Hitler

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Calling more "dangerous than Hitler", Minister on Tuesday accused the BJP of pumping in "hawala money" in Kolkata to lure voters.

Addressing successive rallies in the city for the seventh and last phase of the polls, the Trinamool lashed out at Modi for demolishing democratic instituions and highjacking the poll process through money and muscle power.

"I have never seen such blatant use of money power. They have hijacked the Crores of rupees are being distributed in Kolkata. All this is hawala money. They are distributing as much as Rs 5,000 per vote. Is this an election or a joke," she said at a rally in Jadavpur here.

Referring to a "suspicious box" that was spotted being carried out of Modi's helicopter during one of his rallies in earlier, Banerjee said choppers ferrying BJP leaders to Kolkata must be checked.

"Shouldn't their choppers be checked after they land? I have heard even CRPF vehicles are being used to ferry boxes of money," alleged Banerjee asking people to be wary of BJP's money and muscle power.

She also claimed that BJP has brought in goons from other states to Kolkata and asked people to be aware.

"Beware of Modi, he is more dangerous than Hitler, he is dangerous than all facists together. If somehow he manages to come back, he will sell off the country. Will you vote for such a man," asked Banerjee.

She also targeted Modi for not declaring any information about his wife in his affidavit submitted to the

"How did the allow his nomination? He says he doesn't know about his wife's address or her income or her properties," she said at a rally in Tolygunge.

Banerjee accused the BJP of spending money to control Facebook, and

"They are spreading lies on It has become fake-book. They are sharing photos of and passing them off as that of Bengal."

Charging Modi with capturing democratic institutions, she said: "Not a in today is able to speak up. They are intimidating everyone in the name of Central agencies like ED, and IT Department'.

"There must be an enquiry into demonetisation. RBI was dead against the move but he carried it out on his whim. They turned their black money into white and bought land in many states. They have set up the party headquarters worth crores of rupees," added Banerjee.

Chanting the slogan "chowkidar chor hai", Banerjee said the BJP would be wiped out in the elections.



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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 22:44 IST