Mamata must apologise to Armed, says BJP

New Delhi [India], Dec. 9: Bharatiya Janata Party National Secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Friday urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to apologise to the armed forces for suggesting that they were involved in a conspiracy that went beyond the call of duty.

Singh told ANI, "Mamata Banerjee created a conspiracy out of a normal service which the army conducts, and therefore, the pain has been expressed by Manohar Parrikar and for which, Mamata Banerjee must apologise to the Indian armed forces," "A constitutional head like Mamata Banerjee has accused the Indian Army, the most disciplined and political armed forces in the world of trying to do a coup.

TMC leaders should stop defending Mamata Banerjee, because by defending Mamata Banerjee, the TMC is further accusing the Indian Army, which is unacceptable to the people of this country." Singh added.

Banerjee had alleged that the deployment of the army at two toll plazas in West Bengal was made without any prior information to the state government.

She also termed the day as "black day", pointing out that such a deployment takes place only normally during disasters.

Source: ANI