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Mamata invokes Tagore and all things Bengali to stonewall 'usurper' BJP in 2021 poll challenge

Kolkata/IBNS: Portrait of Rabindranath Tagore, the soft power of Bengali songs and reference to Visva Bharati-  a montage of the recently concluded roadshow of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Bolpur manifested her bid to emerge as the crusader for Bengali culture, having been pitted against the rising force that is Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in next year's assembly polls.

Mamata banks on Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali culture in Bolpur roadshow to counter Amit Shah, BJP

Kolkata/IBNS: In contrast to the "Jai Shree Ram" sloganeering by the saffron party workers during Union Home Minister Amit Shah's Dec 20 Bolpur roadshow, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday relied on Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and the Bengali culture to make her point in the raging insider-outsider debate by walking kms on the same land in Birbhum district.

He should stick to his subject: Meghalaya Guv Tathagata Roy on Amartya Sen's 'Jai Shree Ram' remark

Kolkata, July 8 (IBNS): Reacting to Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's comment where he said "Jai Shree Ram" slogan is not associated with the Bengali culture, Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy said Sen should stick to his own subject, media reports said.

Jai Shree Ram not associated with Bengali culture: Amartya Sen

Kolkata, July 6 (IBNS): Weeks after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had objected to the "Jai Shree Ram" chant by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said the slogan is not associated with the Bengali culture, media reports said.