BJP Criticizes Mamata Banerjee for Letter to Prime Minister on BSF Jurisdiction; slams his anti-NRC stance


BJP leader Saumitra Khan launched a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee following her letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging her to intervene and overturn the Center’s decision. extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) from 15 to 50 kilometers, claiming Banerjee was the “political mother of all terrorists in the country”. Speaking to ANI, Sumitra Khan urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to listen to Mamata Banerjee and claimed that she wanted to ruin the country in the same way she destroyed West Bengal.

BJP attacks Mamata for letter to Prime Minister Modi on BSF jurisdiction

The chief minister of West Bengal has also been accused by the head of the BJP of seeking to make India a “Dharamshala”. “She is the political mother of all terrorists in the country because when the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was passed in Parliament, she opposed it. When the National Register of Citizens was passed, she voted for it. opposed because she wants to make India a “dharmashala.” Is India a dharmashala that the Rohingyas would enter India, kill people here and plunder Indian government money? ”Khan asked.

Saumitra Khan further alleged that Mamata Banerjee was helping the Rohingya in their attempt to destabilize the country. “Mamata Banerjee supports the Rohingya to end the integrity of the country. This is the reason why she is upset because now terrorists could not enter India due to the increased border jurisdiction of the BSF from 15 km to 50 km. That is why it is opposed to this decision because it is its policy ”, declared the head of the BJP.

Asked about the chief minister’s intention to propose a resolution to the West Bengal Assembly, Khan said the chief minister does not believe in states and does not follow Assembly procedures. “Has she ever believed in the structure of the country? She does not believe in states. She does not follow the rules of the assembly. It has become her job to oppose the country,” he said. he noted.

The center extends the competence of the BSF

The Center authorized the Border Security Force (BSF) to conduct searches, arrest suspects and carry out seizures up to 50 kilometers inside Indian territory from the international border (IB) along India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders to maintain “zero tolerance” against terrorism and cross-border crimes. According to the new decree, the BSF, which was previously authorized to operate only up to fifteen kilometers in the states of Punjab, West Bengal and Assam, will now be able to extend its jurisdiction up to 50 kilometers without any obstacle. or authorization from central or state government.

(with ANI entries)

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Thelma J. Longworth