Centre utilizing cash collected from gasoline taxes to spy on us: Mamata Banerjee on Pegasus scandal

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New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched a scathing assault on the BJP-led central authorities over a spread of points together with the dealing with of COVID-19 pandemic, rising gasoline costs and the Pegasus snooping row.

To mark Martyrs’ Day, the TMC organized a mega marketing campaign in a bid to place itself on the nationwide degree, hoping to tackle the BJP within the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Referring to the Pegasus row, Banerjee alleged that the BJP desires to show India right into a surveillance state as an alternative of a democratic nation. On the similar time, she took a pot shot on the authorities over gasoline costs.

“Cash collected by Centre by way of taxes on gasoline being spent on spying. BJP desires to show India right into a surveillance state as an alternative of a democratic nation,” she mentioned.

“Our telephones are tapped. Pegasus is harmful and ferocious. I can’t discuss to anybody. You might be paying an excessive amount of cash for spying. I’ve plastered my cellphone. We must also plaster the Centre in any other case nation will likely be destroyed. BJP has bulldozed federal construction,” she added.

Banerjee additional criticized Centre over its “monumental failure” in dealing with the pandemic.

“COVID second wave monumental failure of Modi authorities,” she mentioned.

Using on the large success it obtained within the Bengal meeting elections, Banerjee is now aiming to steer her way into national politics.

“We need to congratulate the individuals of the nation and my state. We fought towards cash, muscle, mafia energy and all companies. Regardless of all odds, we gained as a result of individuals in Bengal voted for us and we obtained blessings from individuals in nation, world,” she mentioned.

She claimed that “Khela” will occur throughout the nation and introduced that her social gathering will have fun “Khela Diwas” a day after Independence Day on August 16.

Asserting that her social gathering will have fun “Khela Diwas” a day after Independence Day on August 16, Banerjee claimed that “Khela” will occur throughout the nation.

“’Khela’ will occur in all states till BJP is faraway from the nation. We’ll have fun ‘Khela Diwas’ on August 16. We’ll give footballs to poor kids,” she mentioned.

Banerjee addressed individuals throughout Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. 

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