New Delhi: Just a day after Calcutta High Court refused permission sought by BJP leader to carryout ‘Rath Yatra’ in Coochbehar, BJP party chief Amit Shah lashed out at West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee.
In his verbal attack at Banerjee, Amit shah criticized her for “surpassing democratic process.”
Challenging the HC’s order he affirmed that BJP will “definitely” carry out ‘yatras’ in West Bengal and “nobody can stop it” from doing so.
The state government has expressed apprehensions of violence triggered recently in the state.
Shah in his press conference said that the Bengal CM is attempting to stop the yatra because she is scared of BJP.
“A democratic process has been suppressed in West Bengal, with the misuse of power, which is non-democratic. Mamata Banerjee is scared that if BJP takes out all three rallies in West Bengal and assembles in Kolkata then the foundation for a complete change will be laid down. So she attempted to stop all these yatras,” he said, TOI reports.
Calcutta HC’s refusal came hard on the saffron party as the party is now planning to contest against the state government in the court seeking permissions to carry out three rallies that constitute the Rath Yatra.
“I can assure you that the yatra will follow its design and will be taken to every village. We will handle the matters legally. BJP has raised voice against every illegal activity of Trinamool Congress in every village of Bengal. That is why she (Mamata Banerjee) is worried,” he added.
“She has not asked for my advice but I want to tell her that by trying to stop us she is doing more damage to herself. The people of Bengal have realised that they want change,” Shah said.