TMC attacks Vijayvargiya over misogynistic tweet against Mamata – kolkata

Women leaders of the Trinamool Congress have slammed BJP nationwide normal secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, accusing him of posting a misogynistic tweet against West Bengal Chief Minister and celebration supremo Mamata Banerjee.

Vijayvargiya, additionally the saffron celebration’s Bengal minder, shared a photograph of Banerjee, during which she is seen cooking in a tribal village, on Twitter and, in an accompanying assertion, stated in Hindi, “Didi has already started doing the work she will have to do after 5 months.”

Banerjee’s picture was taken at Ballavpur village the place she had stopped for a while whereas returning to Kolkata from Birbhum district final week.

The meeting election within the state is due in April-May this yr. Reacting sharply to Vijayvargiya’s submit, TMC MP Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar claimed that the nation is crammed with misogynists from the BJP who assume the place of a girl is within the kitchen.

“If you are a woman and you have aspirations to join active politics, remember – our country is plagued with MISOGYNISTS from BJP like these who plan to send women back to the kitchen,” Ghosh Dastidar tweeted.

“Can’t imagine the lack of respect that women in Kailash Vijayvargiya family must be facing,” the physician turned politician stated.

West Bengal minister Shashi Panja stated, “BJP shows their true colors again! This is what they think of the only sitting female CM in India. No wonder our women are not safe under their rule! Before your misogyny strikes again, remind yourselves of the Chaiwala who’s now your boss!”

Actor turned celebration MP Nusrat Jahan stated “Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya’s comments are OUTRIGHT MISOGYNISTIC! BJP crossed the mark by insulting every single woman who cooks, provides for families and has aspirations. Mamata Banerjee is the only female CM in India at present and once again, BJP targets and abuses her. #Shameful.”

BJP Mahila Morcha state president Agnimitra Paul, nonetheless, questioned how that tweet of Vijayvargiya may very well be misogynistic.

“Cooking cannot be a demeaning job. Our mothers and grandmothers cooked for days to sustain the family. Millions of women – working or housewives – cook with passion for their near ones every day. There are thousands of male chefs who are proud of their work. How can the tweet be demeaning or misogynistic?” she informed PTI.

Paul, additionally a clothier, claimed that at a gathering previously, TMC MP Abhisek Banerjee had requested the group if they’ll put on sari and bangle if attacked.

“Isn’t that demeaning to Indian women? Wearing sari and bangle is the pride of Indian women. What would the TMC women MPs have to say about that?” Paul requested.

Mamata Banerjee made a sudden detour and entered the tribal village whereas returning to Kolkata after wrapping up a two-day go to to Bolpur in Birbhum district on December 30.

She joined tribal girls and cooked greens through the shock go to to the village.

Vijayvargiya on that day had stated the chief minister’s sudden go to to the village was nothing however a “drama”. His alleged misogynistic tweet was posted on the subsequent day.

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‘Will enforce only CAA,’ says Vijayvargiya as BJP takes U-turn on NRC in Bengal – kolkata

Months after campaigning in Bengal in help of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday took a U-turn, saying it might not be carried out in the state which works to the polls subsequent yr.

Till the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP’s nationwide and state leaders had maintained that the NRC will probably be ready in all states, together with Bengal.

During a go to to the headquarters of the Matua Mahasangha at Thakurnagar in North 24 Parganas on Saturday, BJP nationwide common secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya informed the Matua neighborhood’s younger face and native BJP Lok Sabha member Shantanu Thakur and others that the Centre will implement the brand new citizenship regulation as per the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) however there will probably be no NRC train in West Bengal like Assam.

Vijayvargiya is in cost of the BJP’s group in the state. He went to Thakurnagar to debate Union residence minister Amit Shah’s doable go to. Shah will arrive in Bengal on December 19 on a two-day journey.

The Matua neighborhood, which migrated from Bangladesh to flee spiritual persecution earlier than and after the Independence is the one largest Namashudra or Dalit Hindu neighborhood in the state. It can affect the end result of elections in many meeting segments alongside the Indo-Bangladesh border.

For the Matua neighborhood, which hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first election marketing campaign in Bengal earlier than the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, everlasting citizenship is a longstanding demand.

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The BJP will begin campaigning from January for the implementation of the brand new citizenship regulation, Vijayvargiya and nationwide vice-president Mukul Roy introduced at a public assembly in Kolkata on December 6. BJP nationwide president JP Nadda additionally stated throughout his latest go to that CAA will probably be enforced as soon as the foundations are framed. However, until Saturday, no chief stated that there will probably be no NRC in Bengal.

“The BJP is confused. Its leaders are scared of preparing the NRC in Bengal after what happened in Assam where more than 12 lakh Hindus did not find their names in the draft list,” Bengal’s minister of state for parliamentary affairs, Tapas Roy, informed HT.

“NRC was a political slogan for the BJP. Now it has backtracked because numerous Hindus in the state will face trouble if the exercise is carried out. I have a feeling that the government will not be able to enforce the CAA as well,” stated Kolkata-based political science professor and present affairs analyst Udayan Bandopadhyay.

TMC tackles rebels

Concerned by rumblings amongst senior leaders earlier than the essential meeting polls, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) management on Sunday held talks with disgruntled state forest minister Rajib Banerjee in a bid to bridge variations whereas expelling a detailed aide of heavyweight chief Suvendu Adhikari who resigned from the cupboard final month.

The expelled chief, Kanishka Panda, was secretary of the TMC unit in East Midnapore district the place the Adhikari household represents two Lok Sabha seats, an meeting seat and heads a civic physique.

TMC secretary-common Partha Chatterjee and election strategist Prashant Kishor held an hour-lengthy assembly with the forest minister at Chatterjee’s residence. While Chatterjee remained tight-lipped, Banerjee claimed that the talks lined “political strategy.”

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Leaders near the minister, nonetheless, stated he raised points such as corruption and nepotism by some leaders in Howrah district, the place Banerjee represents the Domjur meeting seat whereas speaking to Chatterjee and Kishor.

“I attended the meeting as a party worker. We discussed strategy for the coming days. I cannot share anything more with the media. In a party, there can be disgruntled people and there can be people who are over-satisfied. These things are sorted through discussion. I will be available if I am called for more talks,” the forest minister stated.

Posters in help of Banerjee and Adhikari are showing throughout West Bengal, together with Kolkata, since final month, stoking speculations that the 2 well-liked and relatively youthful leaders, might depart the TMC. Posters, with pictures of Banerjee and the phrases, “symbol of honesty,” written in Bengali, appeared in Howrah on Sunday as nicely.

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CAA will be implemented in Bengal soon: Kailash Vijayvargiya – kolkata

The Citizenship Amendment Act will be implemented in West Bengal quickly, BJP nationwide basic secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya Saturday stated.

Vijayvargiya, the BJP Bengal minder who was speaking to reporters at Thakurnagar in North 24 Parganas district which is essentially inhabited by backward Matua neighborhood, didn’t say something on the contentious National Register of Citizens.

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“Even if the West Bengal government opposes the implementation of CAA we (Centre) will go ahead in implementing it. If the state supports the implementation it will be fine,” he stated.

BJP nationwide president, J P Nadda throughout his latest go to to the state had stated that guidelines for implementation of the Act are being framed. CAA will be implemented in letter and spirit after it.

To a categorical query about implementation of NRC, Vijayvargiya replied curtly “We are talking about implementation of CAA here.” BJP MP from Bongaon Shantanu Thakur, a member of the Matua neighborhood later advised reporters “We will be trying ahead to Union Home Minister Amit Shah making the announcement on implementation of CAA throughout his go to to Thakurnagar.

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Matuas, who’ve a sizeable inhabitants in the state, are decrease caste Hindu refugees who migrated to West Bengal from neighbouring Bangladesh (erstwhile East Pakistan) throughout Partition and in the next a long time. Permanent citizenship has remained a longstanding demand throughout the Matua neighborhood.

Party sources stated Vijayvargiya and Thakur held discussions about Shah’s proposed go to to Thakurnagar, the neighborhood headquarters, quickly.

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Vijayvargiya and Tejasvi among leaders booked for Siliguri clash – kolkata

The West Bengal Police on Wednesday booked nationwide and state leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) beneath totally different sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in reference to the violence on the rally in north Bengal’s Siliguri city on Monday.

A BJP employee, Ulen Roy, was killed throughout a pitched battle between BJP staff and the policemen who stopped two processions from shifting in direction of Uttar Kanya, the secretariat in north Bengal. The state police later clarified that Roy suffered accidents by a shotgun, which the police don’t use and alleged that armed folks within the rally killed Roy.

On Wednesday, BJP nationwide basic secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and head of the social gathering’s nationwide info and expertise cell, Amit Malviya, posted movies purportedly displaying a policeman carrying a shotgun and stated it nullified the state’s declare. It was, nevertheless, not clear the place the video was recorded. The policeman was additionally not seen firing the weapon.

Officers of the New Jalpaiguri police station, the place the FIRs had been lodged, stated that BJP leaders named within the FIRs included Vijayvargiya, state president Dilip Ghosh, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) nationwide president Tejasvi Surya the BJYM state president Saumitra Khan. The officers,nevertheless, didn’t make clear the sections invoked towards the leaders.

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Siliguri violence: FIR against Kailash Vijayvargiya, Dilip Ghosh, other BJP leaders – kolkata

West Bengal Police on Wednesday registered FIRs against veteran BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya, Tejasvi Surya, Dilip Ghosh, and a number of other other get together leaders on the allegation that they inspired violence throughout the get together’s “Uttarkanya Abhijan” march in Siliguri on December 7.

A suo moto case was registered on the New Jalpaiguri police station of Siliguri Metropolitan Police against BJP nationwide basic secretary and state observer Kailash Vijayvargiya, MP and BJP Yuva Morcha president Tejasvi Surya, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. Police additionally charged Soumitra Khan, Sayantan Bose, Sukanta Majumder, Nisith Pramanik, Raju Bista, John BArla, Khogen Murmu, Sanku Deb Panda and Praveen Agarwal and others.

The Police alleged that these charged inspired the get together employees to create violence, break regulation and order, conflict with police and injury authorities properties.

Hundreds of BJP employees and supporters marched in direction of Uttarkanya, the state authorities’s department secretariat, on Monday, protesting the TMC authorities’s “misrule,” within the state when police stopped them.

Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) and BJP and leaders fought a pitched battle with police after they have been prevented from shifting previous the barricades at two factors close to the department secretariat. The Police later issued a press release alleging that “serious acts of violence” have been dedicated on the Siliguri protest and so they used water cannons and fired a number of rounds of tear fuel shells to disperse the group.

One BJP get together employee, named Ulen Roy, succumbed to accidents brought on by pellets fired from shotgun, in keeping with a postmortem report. The West Bengal police claimed that the power didn’t use shotguns and alleged that “armed persons were brought and they fired from firearms.”

BJP nationwide basic secretary and state in-cost Kailash Vijayvargiya alleged {that a} “nexus of police and Trinamool Congress (TMC) goons” was behind the loss of life of get together employee Ulen Roy.

“This is police’s Nadirshahi (cruelty) and the anarchy of Mamata Banerjee government. There is a nexus between the police and TMC goons. Police were using tear gas and goons were hurling country bombs” he had mentioned.

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