CPI chief Kanhaiya Kumar hit out at BJP on Saturday calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi “the largest liar” and evaluating the saffron get together’s prime Assam chief Himanta Biswa Sarma with King Kansa, the tyrant ruler of Mathura within the Mahabharata.
The previous JNU college students union president termed Modi’s assertion in Bangladesh, the place he’s on a go to, about going to jail for that nation’s freedom as a “huge lie”.
He urged the individuals of Assam, the place the three-phase ballot for the state meeting started on Saturday, to not help those that are promoting the sources of the nation within the identify of nationalism.
Launching a scathing assault on Modi, the Left youth chief questioned whether or not yearly two crore jobs have been created or black cash has returned to the nation as was promised by him in 2014.
“What has occurred in 5 years? How are the identical individuals looking for votes once more? Once I got here right here somebody mentioned that I could be a problem to Modi. I mentioned that to problem Modi one must be the largest liar of the world”.
Referring to Modi’s remark in Dhaka, Kumar mentioned, “Have you ever heard what has he (Modi) mentioned in Bangladesh? He mentioned he had additionally contributed in Bangladesh’s freedom wrestle, that he had participated in satyagraha and went to jail… Solely BJP leaders can create such stage of lies,” Kumar mentioned.
Within the Bangladesh battle, India supported the liberty motion in that nation and Pakistan opposed it. “So a query arises that the place was Modi on his satyagraha?
“Was he put behind the bars by the Pakistan authorities or the Indian authorities? It’s nothing however an enormous lie,” Kumar mentioned whereas campaigning for CPI candidate Munin Mahanta.
Modi had mentioned in Dhaka on Friday that he was a part of a satyagraha held to again the liberation of Bangladesh. It had led to political slugfest again dwelling.
He was talking on the nationwide parade sq. within the Bangladesh capital to mark the celebrations of the golden jubilee of its Independence and the start centenary of the daddy of the nation, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Coaching his weapons at Sarma, he mentioned “There’s one chief who calls himself Mama (maternal uncle). Kansa was additionally a mama (of Lord Krishna). You’ll be able to see the political reality. I simply wish to know what number of guarantees which had been made 5 years in the past have been fulfilled (within the state)”.
Sarma, who can be the Assam well being minister, is fondly referred to as ‘Mama’ largely by youths for his dealing with of the COVID-19 scenario within the state in 2020. In the course of the marketing campaign section, he’s broadly being addressed as ‘Mama’.
“The person who couldn’t be Mama of Congress get together, how can he be a Mama of Assam? There’s not an even bigger traitor than the one who cheats individuals for his personal pursuits,” Kumar mentioned.
Sarma was a minister within the Congress authorities of Tarun Gogoi within the state until he stop the get together and joined BJP.
Criticising BJP, the CPI chief mentioned “Traitors have occupied Delhi. We now have to defeat them and make our farmers who’re protesting on the borders of Delhi (in opposition to farm legal guidelines) for months victorious,” Kumar mentioned.
The continued state election will not be being held to selected any chief however the authorities which is able to work for the individuals, he mentioned.
“Gandhi took bullets in his chest for the poll. That is the ability of poll – don’t misuse it. It’s important to resolve whether or not you might be with the drive which is promoting the sources of the nation within the identify of nationalism.
“Let love win this election, not hatred. Gandhi was a person of affection,” he mentioned.
Alleging that the BJP authorities is deeply concerned in syndicates of coal, fish and different gadgets, the previous pupil chief mentioned the saffron get together solely makes false guarantees each 5 years.
“This get together can’t do good for Assam. Modi is promoting the nation to his Gujarati mates. It’s important to perceive the conspiracy of those individuals. They wish to construct a syndicate by creating fights among the many individuals in Assam.
“They’re enacting dramas in Assam. They are saying that if the Mahajot (Congress-AIUDF alliance) wins, then the social material of Assam will change. They don’t know the historical past of Assam. They need to know that this land belongs to Srimanta Sankardeva and Aajaan Fakir,” he added.