Mamata Banerjee is inconsistent: Forward Bloc

Written by PTI | Bhubaneswar | Updated: Sep 1 2014, 02:07am hrs
Dubbing Mamata Banerjee as "inconsistent", All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) today said the West Bengal Chief Minister lacks ideology.

"She (Mamata) has paved way for the BJP to enter in the politics of West Bengal. We do not subscribe to politics on caste, communalism and other negative forces. Mamata is now facing the music for encouraging BJP," AIFB general secretary Debabrata Biswas told reporters here on the sidelines of a function to inaugurate the party's state office here.

Ruling out the possibility of joining hands with the Trinamool Congress to counter BJP, Biswas said "Let her fight her battle. Left parties will not fall into her agenda."

Mamata has been part of the NDA government and also the UPA government in the past and lacks ideology, he said.

On the multi-crore Saradha Ponzi scam which has affected many in West Bengal, Biswas said "This is like Dasyu (bandit) Ratnakar taking the name of Lord Ram. Let us see how many TMC leaders are involved in the scam."

Stating that there was no difference between Congress and TMC, Biswas said the Left parties would stick to their policies and work for the people of the country.

The AIFB general secretary's statement came barely two days after the West Bengal Chief Minister said no one was "untouchable" in politics including the Communists.