Kolkata: Trinamul secretary general Partha Chatterjee accused the opposition party for using fake photos to spread violence in the state.
As Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh and senior leader Mukul Roy had unveiled a manifesto on Tuesday. When asked why such images had been used, Ghosh said, “They represent the real state of affairs in West Bengal today and want to change that. Only the BJP can lead the transition from Afghanistan to Sonar Bangla.”
Earlier TMC secretary general Partha Chatterjee accused the opposition BJP of trying to foment trouble in the state by “importing outsiders” from neighbouring states
In a major embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) in West Bengal, the party’s panchayat election manifesto which released in Kolkata on Tuesday features images of violence from Bangladesh.
Last week, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had cautioned people about the menace of fake news. Speaking at interaction with cable television operators in the state, Banerjee had said, “Fake news is misleading people. Often the damage is done as Hindus and Muslims are being pitted against each other as ordinary citizens cannot distinguish between real and fake news.”