Rajnath Singh congratulates Mamata Banerjee on TMC’s win in Bengal polls

New Delhi, May 02:
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulates Mamata Banerjee for her party’s sweeping win West Bengal Assembly election. After a neck and neck fight that rolled over to the last of the 17-round vote counting, Mamata Banerjee won from the Nandigram seat by 1,200 votes. In a tweet, Rajnath Singh wrote: “Congratulations to the Chief Minister of West Bengal, @MamataOfficial Didi on her party’s victory in West Bengal assembly elections. My best wishes to her for her next tenure.”
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav in a tweet congratulated the people of the state for being “conscious” and hailed the workers’ efforts in defeating BJP’s “politics of hate”. “Hearty congratulations to the conscious public, the combative Ms. Mamta Banerjee ji and the dedicated leaders and activists of TMC, who defeated the politics of hate of BJP in Bengal!
“This is a befitting reply given by the public to the insulting sarcasm ‘Didi O Didi’ by a woman from the BJP,” he said.
TMC national spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien described it as a “momentous” day for India and West Bengal.
“An emotional day after fighting the world’s most destructive force, MO-SHA’s BJP. Filthy campaign aided by agencies and shameless EC.
A momentous day for India and Bengal. It is understandable that we are euphoric but we also know that during #COVID we have to celebrate responsibly,” he said.

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