Kolkata: Expressing her firm resolve to establish the rule of law, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday declared that as an administrator she was
"rough and tough".
Winding up the discussion on the motion of thanks to
the governor`s address in the Assembly, Banerjee said the
Trinamool Congress did not seek revenge and the government`s
business was not to terrorise or allow anyone to do so.
Banerjee, who also holds the home portfolio, told the
house that she has ordered the police to act irrespective of
The Chief Minister said many had apprehended that the
state would witness a bloodbath after the declaration of
election results, but at her instruction no victory procession
was taken out and instead only Tagore songs were played.
Stating that she had full faith in the police and
administration, she said she wanted to work with the same
Referring to an allegation by the Opposition that two
Sabar tribals were killed by TC, she asked them not to play
politics with the lives of people.
On the Left parties` allegations that their workers
were being killed, Banerjee said her party men also lost their
lives at Murshidabad and Bhangar recently.