Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
Associate PartnerAssociate Partner
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » Politics
1-min read

'Expiry PM, Why Not Debate Directly on TV?' Mamata's Dare to Modi

Mamata Banerjee, in her response to the attacks by PM Modi, addressed the farm distress in her address saying that under her government the income of farmers has increased three times.

PTI

Updated:April 3, 2019, 6:14 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
'Expiry PM, Why Not Debate Directly on TV?' Mamata's Dare to Modi
File photo of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee (Reuters)

Dinhata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi describing him as "Expiry Babu", and strongly contested his allegations against her as being a 'speed breaker' in the path of state's development.

Claiming that her government in West Bengal has done a lot for the welfare of the people of the state, Banerjee told a public rally here in Cooch Behar district that income of farmers in Bengal has increased three times under her rule. Mocking Prime Minister Modi as "Expiry Babu" and "Expiry PM", Banerjee dared him to participate in a direct debate with her in television or at a public rally.

"I am not Modi, I don't tell lies," she said, alleging that the PM has made false claims about the performance of the TMC government in West Bengal. She claimed that 12,000 farmers committed suicide during Modi rule in the country.

The TMC supremo strong riposte came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a scathing attack at her at BJP rally at Siliguri and later at Kolkata.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results