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Kolkata: “An injured tiger is way extra harmful,” mentioned Mamata Banerjee as she resumed her election marketing campaign in Kolkata days after sustaining a bone damage in Nandigram.
The West Bengal Chief Minister was confined to a wheelchair as she held a roadshow within the state capital on Sunday (March 14).
Banerjee was accompanied by senior TMC leaders and safety personnel pushing her wheelchair.
Banerjee joined the 5 km roadshow from Mayo Street to Hazra Extra as a part of the commentary of Nandigram Diwas to commemorate the killing of 14 villagers in police firing in the course of the anti-land acquisition protest in 2007.
Addressing the gathering after the hour-long march, Banerjee mentioned she’s going to canvass for TMC candidates throughout the state in a wheelchair.
“I’ve confronted a whole lot of assaults in my life however I’ve by no means surrendered earlier than anybody. I’ll by no means bow my head. An injured tiger will get extra harmful,” Banerjee was quoted as saying by PTI.
“Docs suggested me in opposition to going out for marketing campaign at this time. However I felt that I ought to take part in at this time‘s rally as now we have already misplaced just a few days as a consequence of my damage,” she mentioned.
“My ache shouldn’t be higher than the struggling of individuals as democracy is being trampled via dictatorship. If I sit at house for such a very long time that may serve the agenda of the conspirators. They are going to be profitable,” she added.
The TMC activists additionally chanted the slogan “Bhanga Paye Khela Hobe!” (Will play with damaged leg), a reference to Banerjee’s leg damage.
Banerjee had alleged that the “assault” on her was a conspiracy of the BJP.
The Election Fee, nonetheless, dominated out any deliberate assault on the CM. It, nonetheless, admitted to safety lapse and ordered that Director (Safety) Vivek Sahay, an IPS officer, be faraway from his publish and positioned beneath suspension instantly.
Banerjee is contesting the polls from the Nandigram seat for the primary time in opposition to BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari.