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Mamata welcomes Advani's statement

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Thursday welcomed the statement of veteran BJP leader L K Advani and said opposition parties who raise their voices are indeed not "anti-national".

Advani said his party has never regarded those who disagreed with it politically as "anti-national" or "enemies" but only as adversaries.

"As the senior most politician, and founding father of BJP, the views AdvaniJi has expressed about extending democratic courtesies, is significant. Of course, all Opposition who raise their voices are not anti national. We welcome his statement & convey our humble regards," Banerjee said in a tweet.

Advani's views assume significance at a time when the BJP under and have made the issue of national security a key plank for the and have often accused its political rivals of speaking the language of India's enemies like

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First Published: Thu, April 04 2019. 22:30 IST