At Anti-CAA Rally, Mamata Banerjee's "Citizenship" Query To Amit Shah
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 8:27 AM
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reiterated that the National Register of Citizens (NRC), National Population Register (NPR) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will not be implemented in the state. Attacking the centre at a rally in Darjeeling, she asked Union Home Minister Amit Shah to clarify whether a person would be declared foreigner before being allowed to apply for citizenship under the law.
Mamata Banerjee "Is A Cruel-Hearted Woman", Says BJP MLA Surendra Singh
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 8:16 AM
In provocative remarks, Uttar Pradesh BJP-MLA Surendra Singh has called West-Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee a "cruel-hearted" woman and also said if illegal Muslim migrants are allowed to stay in India, there will be Kashmir-like stone-throwers everywhere. Surendra Singh had also questioned her opposition to the amended citizenship law and had called BJP a "party of devtas" while SP, BSP and TDP "belong to ''rakshas''.
NPR dangerous game, a precursor to NRC, says Mamata Banerjee
Monday, January 20, 2020, 4:19 PM
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appealed to her counterparts in the northeast and non-BJP states to take note of the "clauses" mentioned in the NPR form, before participating in the exercise to update the register. Dubbing the NPR exercise as "a dangerous game", Banerjee said the form, which seeks birth details of parents, could be nothing but a precursor to NRC implementation.