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Mamata Banerjee says BJP deliberately scheduled Lok Sabha polls in peak summer to provide an upper hand to PM Modi

West Bengal CM argued that in the previous Lok Sabha polls, these regions were polled in the initial stages of the elections and the seven phases of polling have been designed to benefit Modi.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that BJP has intentionally arranged the Lok Sabha elections in the Summer heat to provide an advantage to PM Modi.

In an interview to Rajdeep Sardesai in Midnapore, Mamata asserted that BJP has deliberately postponed the elections in districts of Midnapore, Bankura, Birbhum and Purulia to the subsequent phases at the time peak summer to help Prime Minister Modi.

West Bengal CM argued that in the previous Lok Sabha polls, these regions were polled in the initial stages of the elections and the seven phases of polling have been designed to benefit Modi.

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Mamata Banerjee also attacked the media alleging that it has become a ‘Dalal’ of PM Modi and is working towards securing his victory. Claiming that she doesn’t associate with Jai Shri Ram slogans, Mamata Banerjee said that she will only chant Jai Hind and Vande Mataram.

Mamata also slammed PM Modi for his comments about her indifference for the victims of Cyclone Fani. TMC supremo alleged that the charges levelled against her were politically motivated. Earlier, PM Modi had asserted that Mamata Banerjee refused his call twice to assess the damages caused by Cyclone Fani in West Bengal.

She also asserted that Mahagathbandhan would be poised in a comfortable position to form a government at the centre. Dismissing the uphill task, TMC is facing from the BJP, Mamata Banerjee contended that her party has no threat from the saffron party.

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