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Why refer to Pak on every issue, are you their ambassador? Mamata asks Modi

"India is a big country with a rich culture and heritage. Why does the PM regularly compare our nation with Pakistan?" added Mamata

Press Trust of India  |  Siliguri 

Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister on Friday hit out at Prime Minister asking why he frequently compares India with

Banerjee, while addressing an anti-citizenship law rally in Siliguri, said it is a shame that even after 70 years of Independence, people have to prove their nationality.

"India is a big country with a rich culture and heritage. Why does the PM regularly compare our nation with "

"Are you the prime minister of India or the ambassador of Why do you refer to Pakistan in every issue?" the chief minister said.

She accused the BJP of "deliberately" creating confusion over the implementation of Register of Citizens (NRC), saying its leaders have been making contradictory statements on the issue.

"On one hand the prime minister is saying there will be no NRC but on the other, the union home minister and other ministers are claiming that the exercise will be conducted across the country," she added.

First Published: Fri, January 03 2020. 14:24 IST
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