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BJP, Trinamool Both Suppress Democratic Protests By Opposition Parties: CPI(M)

Surjyakanta Mishra said BJP government at Centre was no different from TMC in BengalCPI(M) general secretary Surjyakanta Mishra on Thursday said the BJP government at the Centre was no different from the TMC dispensation in West Bengal, as both try and suppress democratic protests by opposition parties.Mr Mishra also said that the TMC "does not have the ability" to fight the TMC, and it was only the Left parties that can take on the saffron camp.

"The BJP is no less when it comes to suppressing protests. What they are protesting against in Bengal is what that they practise at the Centre," he told reporters at the CPI(M) state headquarters in Kolkata."She (Mamata Banerjee) has locked state secretariat "Nabanna" (when the BJP organised its march), how could she be tackling the BJP? Only the Left parties can fight the BJP ideologically and politically..." he said, adding that the saffron party also knows that the Left forces are its main foes.

News source ~ NDTV