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TMC to continue fight against Aadhaar: Derek O'Brien

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Mamata Banerjee-led (TMC) said today that it would continue to "expose" various card-related problems and carry on its fight against the central government's move in and outside

In a statement, said that his party would be "persistent" in its protest against card.

"From notices in to questions in and Mamata Banerjee's public declarations, the has exposed card problems. We won't stop. The All have fought war on Aadhaar beyond just tweeting about it -- early, consistent, persistent. In and outside it," he said.

Opposing linking of Aadhaar with mobile phone number, had earlier said that she would not comply with it even if her phone connection was snapped.

The TMC has accused the central of imposing an "autocratic" rule and said her party would "have to play a role so that the BJP is removed from power" at the Centre.

In a TMC parliamentary party meet just before the winter session of Parliament, Banerjee had directed party MPs to keep raising the issue to corner the

TMC MPs also staged a protest in front of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Parliament House, while in the Rajya Sabha TMC member Sukhendu had given a notice for a short duration discussion on the matter and also raised the issue.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 14:21 IST