Mamata Banerjee says she's had enough, asks should 'I go and beat up' PM Manmohan Singh
"But unfortunately they (parties) did not pay heed to our call and like the Royal Bengal tiger, Trinamool Congress is one party which has the guts and did not care for the ministerial positions or anything when safeguarding interests of the people," she said.
The chief minister said she supported the issues on which the Left and other trade unions have called a country-wide industrial strike on February 20 and 21 but would not allow observance of any bandh or blockade on those days in West Bengal for this.
Reiterating her opposition to FDI in multi-brand retail, she said, "I am not against the foreigners but the FDI in multi-brand retail would snatch the livelihood of 50 lakh small traders. RPG group is doing retail business but they (are) indigenous (businessmen). There could be one or two shopping malls."
Banerjee, who has decided that Trinamool Congress would go it alone in the crucial Panchayet elections due in May this year, said Congress and CPI(M) were trying to team up against her party, but they would not succeed.
She said she would not allow any communal riots and alleged that "The Congress, CPI(M) and BJP were trying to foment troubles."
She said that a section of the media, which is spreading canards against her government on different