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Mamata says will protect Muslims, Dalits

DNDEL12597 | 12/7/2017 | Author : Arshad Ali | WC :313 | Politics & Governance

Kolkata: An event billed as Communal Harmony Day organised by the youth wing of Trinamool Congress (TMC) ended up being a platform for BJP-bashing by top TMC leaders, led by party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
“Intolerance is the biggest programme of the government at the Centre and a political party. I am also a Hindu but that doesn’t give me any right to hate Muslims or Christians. What one will eat or wear is one’s own choice and no one has the right to intervene in it. It is a bigger problem than an emergency situation,” Mamata said at the public meeting to mark the 25th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition.
She said that on the one hand Dalits were being subjected to atrocities and on th
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