What JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh said ahead of Modi’s Kolkata visit

Aishe Ghosh
The JNUSU president further alleged a nexus between Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee | Screengrab

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Kolkata, Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh on Saturday (January 11) appealed to the people of Bengal to not allow “divisive politics” in the state.

“Modi is coming to West Bengal. I appeal to the people of Bengal to not allow the divisive politics of the BJP in the state. In Durgapur and Asansol, the region I hail from, they are spreading violence,” Ghosh said in a video message in Bengali.

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The JNUSU president further alleged a nexus between Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. “Modi and Mamata have joined hands over their divisive politics. We need to look into their eyes and say ‘no’,” she said.

“We have never seen such divisive politics in Bengal. Our land is of Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam. I appeal to all to not allow such divisive politics in the state,” Ghosh added.

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