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Mamata Banerjee staged a sit-in at Gandhi Murti in Kolkata, to visit Cooch Behar on Wednesday

While Mamata Banerjee staged a sit-in at Gandhi Murti in Kolkata, she made paintings and showed it to media. She also said that she is a street fighter and will not leave the battlefield.

Kolkata, April 13, 2021: The day after West Bengal chief minister was banned by the Election Commission from campaigning for 24 hours, Mamata Banerjee staged a sit-in protest at Gandhi Murti in Kolkata.

Mamata also made a painting and showed it to the media. However, soon after her banned ended on April 13 at 8 pm, she said at Barasat rally that she is a street fighter and will not leave the battlefield. 

Mamata Banerjee staged a sit-in at Gandhi Murti

Half hour before her scheduled time, Bengal CM reached the dharna site on Tuesday. At 11.30 am, Mamata Banerjee staged a sit-in at Gandhi Murthi in Kolkata. She left the dharna site at 3 pm. In a wheelchair, Mamata on Tuesday was seen alone at the dharna site.

After Mamata was barred from campaigning till 8 pm on April 13, Trinamool MP Derek O’Brien took to Twitter took a jibe at the Election Commission. He called the Election Commission “extremely compromised.” TMC, meanwhile, said that it is a black day for democracy.

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Mamata Banerjee staged a sit-in protest at Gandhi Murti, seen painting

 On Tuesday, Mamata Banerjee staged a sit-in protest at Gandhi Murthi. However, the day also saw a different side to the feisty TMC supremo. She was seen painting and even showed them to the media.

With a black scarf around her neck, Mamata was not surrounded by any of her party members. There were no party flags at the dharna site too.

Also read: Election Commission bans Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours

Street fighter                 

Soon after her 24 hours banned ended on April 13 at 8 pm, Mamata was present at a rally in Barasat.

She took a dig at the Election Commission without naming it. “The BJP leaders are campaigning but I have been banned. But no one can stop me. I am a street fighter and I will not let Bengal to become Gujarat,” she said.

On Wednesday, Mamata will be in Cooch Behar at 10 am. Later, she has rallies in Jalpaiguri and Nadia. She is supposed to meet the bereaved families of Sitalkuchi incident on Wednesday.   

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