Final Up to date: November 23, 2022, 14:36 IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday requested folks of the state to make sure that their names are on the electoral roll to keep away from getting despatched to detention camps below the garb of implementing NRC.
She was addressing a programme organised by the state authorities to distribute land ‘pattas’ (paperwork) to marginalised households from all districts.
“Guarantee your identify is there on the voter listing, or else, you’ll be despatched to detention camps within the identify of NRC. It’s a disgrace, disgrace and disgrace,” Banerjee mentioned.
Referring to incidents of ”forcible takeover of land by the railway and airport authorities”, Banerjee mentioned, “No eviction might be allowed in Bengal with out correct compensation and rehabilitation.” On the public perform, she requested folks to start out “protests in case your land is forcibly taken and the state might be with you”.
She accused the Centre of “not releasing funds for 100-day work”.
With out naming the BJP, she mentioned the central authorities is “operating on the get together’s instruction”.
Banerjee on the programme handed over 4,701 land ‘pattas’.
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