The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee mounted a scathing attack on the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday over his statement – “Aadhar was not a proof of citizenship”.
Addressing a rally in Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee asked the Home Minister why was Aadhaar was linked to bank accounts, voter ID and mobile connections if it has no value. She further said, “It is the Home Minister’s duty to douse flames rather than setting country on fire.”
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is carrying out a protest march against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act across the state. She said that they will continue their protest against CAA and National Register of Citizens (NRC) until they are withdrawn by the Central government.
Few days ago, violent protests escalated to several areas in West Bengal as mobs set buses ablaze, set afire railway property and blockaded road and rail disrupting train and vehicular movement against the new Citizenship Amendment act.
Beledanga railway station complex in West Bengal‘s Murshidabad district was set on fire on Friday evening by thousands of people protesting against the newly amended law. The protesters also thrashed personnel of the Railway Police Force that were at the Beldanga railway station complex.