Kolkata: Idris Ali, a Trinamool Congress MP on Friday said that West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee should be awarded Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, as she is a symbol of national integration.
In an interview to a news agency, Idris Ali said, “Mamata Banerjee is a symbol of national integration, a symbol of harmony and development. She is an unparalleled lady. I think she should be awarded the Bharat Ratna.”
Some Trinamool Congress workers and supporters had reportedly compared the party supremo with Goddess Saraswati and Mother Teresa. Some leaders of the party also had said that the West Bengal Chief Minister’s photo should be put up in each household.