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Didi Counters BJP With Bengali Pride Card

Jun 11, 2019 08:34 PM IST India India
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the elections are over, but it's a battle a day in bengal ... the west bengal chief minister unveiled a new bust of bengal icon and social reformer who championed women's education and widow remarriage - ishwar chandra vidyasagar in kolkata on tuesday...remember, the statue was broken ahead of the last phase of lok sabha elections during clashes between tmc and bjp cadres ... mamata had invoked bengali pride to hit back at bjp then ... it provided impetus to her campaign and the bjp was routed in all nine seats that went to polls after this controversy broke .. today, as she unveiled a new bust of Vidyasagar, she went back to the theme to take on the bjp which has emerged as her main challenger in bengal... she walked on foot to the Vidyasagar college to reinstall the statue after a ceremony at the hare school ground on college street ...

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