In a rhetoric fuelled speech, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday (16 December) vowed that come what may, she will not allow the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) to be implemented in her state.
As quoted by ANI, Mamata addressed her supporters to assert that she will never allow CAB in Bengal and dared the Narendra Modi led centre to dismiss her government.
She took things to the next level by saying, “If they want to implement CAA, they will have to do it over my dead body”.
Earlier it was reported that Mamata had tried to downplay the anti-CAB rioters in her state who had set railway stations, buses, toll booths and trains ablaze apart from pelting stones on running trains.
Mamata was quoted as saying that only a “few trains” were burnt in the state and it was no reason for the centre to stop rail services in parts of the state. She had also alleged that arsonists were actually paid by the BJP.