Bengal CM Supports Delhi Archbishop On ‘Prayer Campaign’ Letter

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Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday came out in support of the Delhi archbishop.

The archbishop of Delhi, Anil Couto, has claimed that a “turbulent political atmosphere” in the country posed a threat to India’s constitutional principles and secular fabric, and appealed to followers of his faith for a “prayer campaign”.

Referring to the 2019 General Elections, Couto asked for a “prayer campaign” for the country from May 13, marking the anniversary of the apparition of the Blessed Mother at Fatima.

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West Bengal Chief Minister told reporters at the state secretariat “I think whatever he has said was correct. It is a fact.”

“We have great regard and respect for all communities, caste and creed. We respect all archbishops in the country,” she added.

The prayer format states: “May the ethos of true democracy envelop our elections with dignity and the flames of honest patriotism enkindle our political leaders.”