Black Poster Controversy: Babylon Warns BJP, ‘Stop Childhood’

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing controversy over Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mahua Moitra’s remarks on Goddess Kali, her party colleague Babul Supriyo on Tuesday (July 12, 2022) attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked it to stop childish acts. Said to Taking to her official Twitter account, the Mamata Banerjee MLA said that the saffron party thinks “Bengalis are fools”.

“They are talking childish things on Maa Kali,” he said.

Former BJP MLA Babul Supriyo, who had joined the TMC last year after being dropped from the Union ministry, also accused West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar of assuring him of taking all steps to the best of his ability as per the law. Targeted Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. Issue of Commentaries on Goddess Kali by Mahua Moitra.

He said, it is a matter of great shame that by the grace of Hon’ble Governor, Raj Bhavan is becoming the ‘stage’ of his political drama.

Leader of Opposition and BJP Leader in West Bengal Assembly on Tuesday Suvendu Adhikari holding a framed picture of Goddess Kali was part of the delegation Who met the Governor at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.

Dhankhar assured him, “I will do whatever is possible in my capacity as per the law.”

Dhankhar reportedly told the delegation that the consciousness observed in Bengal about Goddess Kali is revered throughout the country, and the law needs to act on the remarks made on the deity.

The governor, who has been at loggerheads with the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government since taking office three years ago, said he was hurt by the situation in the state.

“The Constitution says that everyone is equal… Such views do not exist here. Appeasement will harm democracy in this state,” he said and claimed that only a section of the people got relief in the state, Assistance and financial empowerment is given.

Observing that in the event of death of a person, his caste, creed or color is not seen in providing relief, the Governor said that he sees that it is the other way around in Bengal.

“Problems arise when one is neglected, while the other is given all kinds of help. This is a big challenge for governance,” he said.

Moitra had said in a conclave on 5 July that Kali, to them, was a “meat-eater, wine-accepting goddess”., a comment that has drawn criticism from several quarters. Since then, several complaints have been made to the police in different states for Moitra’s remarks.

(with agency input)