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'Aurangzebic diktat' against Hindus to end Mamata's career, prophesies RSS

Mamata Banerjee on Saturday warned the Bharatiya Janata Party and its affiliates over playing dirty politics during Durga Puja, asking them 'not to play with fire'

ANI  |  Kolkata 

Mamata Banerjee
Mamata Banerjee

After Chief Minister warned the (BJP) and its affiliate organisations against 'playing with fire' during Durga Puja celebrations and Muharram, the saffron brigade on Sunday said that her "Aurangzebic diktat" against the Hindu festivals, cultures and religious right of the Hindus would prove to be a waterloo for her.

Speaking to ANI, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue Rakesh Sinha said that with the direction Mamata is heading it is an end to her political career.

"It is not the and its allied organizations that are playing with the fire. It is she who is doing this. Her "Tuglaqtic order or the "Aurangzebic dictate" against the Hindu festivals, cultures, religious right of the Hindus would prove waterloo for her. The direction she is heading towards is an end to her political career. She is surrounded by Jihadi elements," he added.

He further said it is the Jihadis who are ruling the Bengal and Mamata's objective to make Bengal an Islamic state is now completely exposed.

leader Rahul Sinha said that people should first make immersion of such a party before the immersion of Durga idol which is trying to do communal

"It might interest to play with the fire but not the She has put false allegation on Bajrang Dal. I challenge that she has put a ban on Durga visarjan(immersion) because of Moharram, can she do the other way round for Moharram? Can she push Moharram a day back because of Durga Puja? Does she have the guts to do that? If in Mumbai there can be Ganesh possession and Moharram together the why can't it be in Bengal. It means that she is doing communal politics," he added.

Mamata Banerjee on Saturday warned the and its affiliate organisations such as RSS, Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad over playing dirty during Durga Puja, asking them "not to play with fire".

"The Muslim Population of is 30 percent. Some people are trying to play dirty over Durga Puja. So, if the people from BJP, and VHP believe they can ruin our peace, I'd ask them to not play with fire," she said.

In addition to it, Banerjee reiterated her decision to halt Durga idol immersion on the day of

Mamata said, "One thing should be clear- there shouldn't be any immersion during I even tweeted about it after the meeting with the Puja committees."

Her comments came on the backdrop of VHP's decision to go ahead with its plan of a "shastra pujan" at private and religious institutions during Bijoya Dashami across the state.

Last month, the government issued an order, which said that the immersion of Durga idols would not be allowed after 6 pm on September 30 and on October 1, on the account of The time was later extended to 10 pm.

This triggered a controversy among the members of BJP, who accused Banerjee of doing vote bank politics, sidelining the high court's order.

First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 10:14 IST