Purulia: Trinamool Congress Chairperson Mamata Banerjee visits three towns in Purulia district on Monday Jaipur, Kashipur and Manbazar to address campaign rallies for the 2016 Assembly election.
Didi started with Congress was CPI(M)’s B-team in the past. Now it has become A-team. CPI(M) killed 50000 Congress workers but now they formed an alliance. Centre has stopped funds for Jangalmahal Integrated Development Plan but we are working for you. We give allowance to 60000 folk artistes. They perform at govt functions. We give allowance to 60000 folk artistes. They perform at govt functions.
Mamata said in this rally that we have already distributed 25 lakh cycles under Sabuj Sathi scheme. We have set up a football academy for girls in Purulia. During Left rule, fear and violence ruled in Jangalmahal. Trains did not run at night. ITIs, colleges, schools, Krishak Bazaars are coming up in Jangalmahal. An industrial estate is coming up at Raghunathpur. We have created employment opportunities for 68 lakh people. Those who have given up arms in Jangalmahal have been rehabilitated.
Over 40000 youths from Jangalmahal have got jobs as home guards and constables. Centre stopped funds for projects like ICDS, Sarva Siksha Mission. We are funding them now. We have not forgotten the bloody violence at Netai, Nandigram, Singur during Left rule. We restored peace in Jangalmahal. We have to maintain peace in the area.