Bankura: Taldangra and Raipur in Bankura distirct were the first two stops today for Trinamool Congress Chairperson Mamata Banerjee, in her campaign for the Assembly election. She addressed rallies at both the places. Next, she staged a roadshow in the industrial town of Kharagpur, in Paschim Medinipur district.
Trinamool Congress stands for struggle. We are a young party. We have a strong foundation. For the progress and development of Bengal, cast your vote in favour of the ‘joraphool’ symbol. We have worked for the overall development of Jangalmahal. We do not consider political colours while working for the progress of the people. We have worked hard for the development of Bengal in the last four years.
25 lakh students in the State have received bicycles under the Sabuj Sathi Scheme; and 15 lakh more will get them soon. 33 lakh girls, who are our assets, have been registered under the Kanyashree Scheme. Kanyashree is not just Bengal’s pride; the entire world has praised the scheme. Beds and medicines have been made free at State Government hospitals in Bengal. We have set up houses for the poor people under the Gitanjali Scheme.
Our folk artistes did not get their due recognition in the past; now they are getting it We have conducted 105 CMO-to-BDO meetings in the districts in the last four years.
Bengal has turned around. We are number one in Kanyashree, 100 Days’ Work Scheme and skill development.
We have set up a new university in Bankura. A new agricultural university is coming up too. We are giving rice at Rs 2/kg to 8 crore people.