West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said she would “shed her blood but will not allow Bengal to be divided”. His statement came amid a demand for a separate state to carve out West Bengal. Indeed, in the wake of some BJP leaders’ demands for a separate state outside West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she is ready to shed her blood if necessary to thwart attempts to split the state. Huh. Mamata accused the BJP of trying to promote “separatism” in the state ahead of the 2024 general election, saying that people from all communities in North Bengal have been living together for decades, but the BJP is trying to divide the people.
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Addressing a party meeting, the Trinamool Congress Chairman said, “With the Lok Sabha elections approaching, the BJP is fueling the demand for a separate state. The BJP sometimes claims Gorkhaland, and sometimes demands separate North Bengal. I am ready to shed my blood if necessary, but I will never allow the country to be divided.
Trinamool tweeted, “Bengal is united. I will offer my blood, but I will not allow the BJP to divide Bengal as it pleases. You can threaten me, point a gun to my chest, even then I will fight for a united Bengal – our esteemed chief Mamata in Alipurduar.” Pleading to the people to remain united. , Trinamol Prime Number Development Projects.
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Referring to an alleged video clip of Kamtapur Liberation Organization leader Jeevan Singha threatening the prime minister with “bloodshed” if Kamtapur’s request is not met, Banerjee said she does not fear such threats. Recalling her days of struggling as an opposition leader, Banerjee said she faced many threats to her life.
He said: Some people threaten me. They say if I don’t let Bengal split, they will kill me. I do not care. I am not afraid of such threats.
North Bengal of the eight districts is economically important to West Bengal as it has thriving tea gardens, timber industries, and tourism. The region borders Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh and is of strategic importance to the country due to the Siliguri Pass. This corridor connects the northeastern states with the mainland of India and is called the “chicken neck”. There have been many violent movements isolated to the state since the 1980s by ethnic groups such as the Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Koch and Kamtapuri communities.
BJP MLA of Matigara-Naxalbari constituency Anandmoy Barman, and BJP MLA of Dabgram-Phulbari seat, Shikha Chatterjee preferred to make North Bengal a union territory while BJP MLA of Kurseong Vishnuprasad Sharma demanded to separate Darjeeling from Bengal.