Kolkata: Accusing the West Bengal government
of pushing the state to a `Kashmir-like situation,` Trinamool
Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today alleged that the
administration was violating constitutional and democratic
norms to run its fiat in the state.
"Does (the government) want to create a Kashmir-like
situation in West Bengal? It is doing whatever it wants,
violating the norms of the Constitution and democracy. It has
failed to protect the oppressed people," Banerjee told
Alleging that the situation in West Bengal was worse than
China during the Tiananmen Square uprising, she said, "What
happens in China, which is a dictatorship, can it happen
within a democratic set-up?"
She further alleged that Left Front major CPI(M) was
trying to throw the country in disarray by carrying
The state government was buying guns with money meant
for tribal development and handing them over to CPI(M) cadres,
she charged and claimed it was also killing people and
outraging the modesty of women (in Jangalmahal).