West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday stated India will need to have 4 various capitals. Britishers dominated the whole nation from Kolkata, she stated. “I believe that India must have 4 alternate capitals. The English ruled the entire country from Kolkata. Why should there be only one capital city in our country,” stated Banerjee whereas addressing a rally in Kolkata on the event of the one hundred and twenty fifth start anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Banerjee additionally criticised the Centre for abolishing the Planning Commission, which, in accordance with her, was conceptualised by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Addressing a programme at Netaji Bhavan on his one hundred and twenty fifth start anniversary, Banerjee described Bose as an icon who had advocated unity amongst all communities within the nation.
She additionally demanded that Netaji’s birthday on January 23 be declared a nationwide vacation.
“Why the nationwide Planning Commission, which was conceptualised by Netaji in unbiased India, was dissolved? Why the demand for a vacation on Netaji’s birthday by our authorities not but met?” Banerjee stated in her transient speech.
The Narendra Modi authorities disbanded the Planning Commission in 2014 and had fashioned the Niti Aayog.
Banerjee stated, “We do not bear in mind Netaji earlier than the elections. He is in our hearts for one year. We are in contact together with his household.”
She additionally stated Netaji was described as ‘Deshnayak’ by Rabindranath Tagore.
“We are celebrating his birthday day as Deshnayak Diwas,” Banerjee added.