Eye on 2024, TMC to air Mamata Banerjee’s Martyrs’ Day speech in various languages across India
West Bengal minister will address virtually everyone for the second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In West Bengal, the speech will be broadcast in Bengali, of which Banerjee will play initially, while local translated versions will be broadcast in different states, he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the home ground of the Union Minister of Home Affairs, Gujarat, where the parliamentary elections will take place in 2022, TMC plans to show Banerjee’s speech on giant screens in several districts and has already started broadcasting it. leaflets in Gujarati to inform people about the planned program, said TMC leader.
“Modi and Shah led the BJP campaign in the West Bengal elections. Now it’s our turn to spread Didi’s message in Gujarat and other states,” he said.
The party is also planning similar programs in Uttar Pradesh, which will also be put to a vote next year.
Grandson of Diamond Port Minister and MP Abhishek Banerjee, after taking over as the party’s all-India general secretary, has vowed to expand TMC’s wings in other states to gain a presence across India. .
Organizer Deft Mukul Roy, who recently returned to TMC from the BJP, has been tasked with spreading the party’s presence across the country.
Graffiti and posters calling Banerjee ‘Amma’, a tribute tied to the late AIADMK leader Jayalalitha, popped up in Chennai, as TMC attempted to break into southern states with its first foray in Tamil Nadu.
Plans of a rainbow coalition against the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections are being hatched for various quarters, with even CPI(M) expressing a willingness to be part of the group in national level alongside TMC, its West Bengal heavyweight.
Banerjee, a veteran in national politics, has said that she will visit New Delhi for a few days after the July 21 program to meet “old and new friends”.
She also plans to go to Parliament, which will then take place during the session and hold talks with senior leaders.
The director of TMC can meet Conference interim president Sonia Gandhi and other top opposition leaders during her visit.
Banerjee has said that she could also meet President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi if she has an appointment with them.
TMC considers July 21 as Martyrs’ Day in memory of the 13 people who were killed in a police shooting during a demonstration of Youth Congress, of which Banerjee was then leader, in Kolkata in 1993 required voter identification as the only document required for voting to ensure free and fair elections.