"Crocodiles Will Bite You": Mamata Banerjee To BJP After Minister's Arrest
Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of Bengal launched a fierce attack against the BJP today. She asked why Partha Chatterjee, her jailed minister had to be brought to the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (Bhubaneswar) The BJP, she claimed, also considers this an “insult” towards Bengalis who are trying to take control of the country after Maharashtra.
Partha Chatterjee called SSKM, where she was admitted, the number one hospital in India. She said that “Why would you need to send him to a Central government-run hospital?” Why ESI Hospital? Command Hospital. Is this really the intent? This is not an insult to Bengali people? Which opinion do you have? What do you think? “You are here because the states have you.”
The BJP was then warned: Maharashtra is not able to defend itself this time. It is believed that after Maharashtra, it will become Chhattisgarh Jharkhand Bengal. Come here. The Bay of Bengal will be your final frontier. Crocodiles are likely to bite you. In the Sunderbans, the Royal Bengal Tiger is likely to bite you. “The elephants in North Bengal will roll over anyone they see.”
After Partha Chatterjee was arrested, Ms Banerjee spoke out on the subject. This was seen to be the Chief Minister trying to distance herself and Partha Chatterjee, who is currently battling corruption accusations.
Today the Chief Minister declared that she did not support any corruption or other wrongdoing. Then she said, “BJP is wrong if it thinks it can break my party using agencies” and the truth “must come out, but within a time-frame”.