West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has attacked the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), alleging it of spending millions to overthrow the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, amid news that the Maharashtra government is disintegrating due to the ongoing uprising.
When Mamata Banerjee claimed on Tuesday that the BJP was spending millions of rupees to overthrow the Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra, concerns about the future of the federal system of governance in the nation increased. She also criticised the BJP for detaining Teesta Setalvad and Mohammad Zubair recently for “trying to disclose the truth.”
The BJP government is active in altering images and videos on social media, Banerjee claimed in a speech to party members in the Paschim Bardhaman district’s Asansol area. They are the ones who spread bogus videos, misinformation, and propaganda on social media. They have the resources to continue spreading false information and narratives on social media.
A apparent jab at suspended BJP politician Nupur Sharma, who was criticised for her remarks on the Prophet Muhammad, the West Bengal chief minister added that people inciting hatred in the nation are not being arrested and held accountable.
“I won’t mention names, but it is BJP leaders who disparage other religions and remain unarrested. In actuality, they won’t even be investigated if they commit murder. However, opposition leaders will face harassment or perhaps arrest if they discuss that murder: “She alleged, according to reports from PTI.