Smriti Irani accuses West Bengal CM of protecting those who pelted Hindu procession with stones
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday attacked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the violence during the Ram Navami procession in Howrah and accused her of protecting stone pelters. In a statement, the BJP leader said this was not the first time such an “attack” on Hindu religious practice had taken place, adding that a similar attack had taken place during Lakshmi Puja. Even then, Mamata Banerjee could not protect the Hindu community, Irani said. Instead of delivering justice, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took the law into her hands and defended those who attacked the Ram Navami Shoba Yatra. Instead he pushed the pilgrims into the docks and gave a clean chit to those who attacked the procession. stones,” the Union minister said. Mamata Banerjee on Friday asserted that neither Hindus nor Muslims were behind the violence in Howrah’s Ghazipara area during a procession on Ram Navami, but the BJP and other right-wing organizations. She also appealed to both communities to maintain peace and law and order in the area. .