Even the Congress, Left front and Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers will feel safer in West Bengal if Bharatiya Janata Party comes to power in the upcoming assembly elections, said Union minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday.
Launching a veiled attack at the ruling TMC, the minister said that one cannot ensure development till safety and security are provided to people. Singh was addressing a campaign rally in Taldangra on the last day of campaigning ahead of the first phase of the polls.
“We believe that till you provide safety and security for the people, you cannot ensure development. I assure you that if we form the government here, we will ensure safety and security for all. Even the Congress, Left parties and TMC karyakartas will feel safe under BJP rule,” he said.
At another rally in the Joypur district, Singh hit out at the Mamata Banerjee government and said that West Bengal is living in the 19th century because of decades of misrule of TMC and Left parties.
“When entire India is living in a new century, the 21st century, West…