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TMC’s Kalyan Banerjee mimics Vice President Dhankar again, this time in Bengal; says ‘will do it a thousand times’

TMC’s Kalyan Banerjee mimics Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar whereas staging a protest together with different suspended MPs. PTI.

Trinamool Congress’ suspended MP Kalyan Banerjee has as soon as once more mimicked Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar and claimed he would proceed to imitate Dhankhar, terming it as an “art form”.

Talking at an occasion in West Bengal’s Serampore, Banerjee stated he would do it a thousand instances and that he had a elementary proper to take action.

“I will keep doing the mimicry. It is an art form. If needed, I will do it a thousand times. I have all the fundamental rights to express my views. You can put me in jail. I will not step back,” a report by India In the present day quoted Banerjee as saying.

He additionally criticised Dhankhar for getting upset over a “trivial issue”.

An enormous political row erupted per week in the past after Banerjee was seen mimicking Dhankar as Opposition MPs, who had been protesting exterior Parliament, at Makar Dwar, in opposition to mass suspension from each Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, burst into laughter. In the meantime, Congress chief was seen submitting on telephone the TMC MP mimicking the Rajya Sabha Chairman.

WATCH: Rahul Gandhi films Cong MP Kalyan Banerjee mimicking Jagdeep Dhankar, RS Chair calls it ‘ridiculous, shameful’

Upset over the incident, Dhankhar issued an announcement expressed his ache and stated he couldn’t tolerate any insult to Parliament and the place of the Vice President of India.

He additionally stated his publish because the Vice President of India was insulted by the members of the Opposition. He additionally claimed it was an insult to his background as a Jat, his caste, and as somebody who comes from a household of farmers.

President Droupadi Murmu, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressed dismay over the incident.

Kalyan Banerjee’s controversies 

Dealing with robust criticism, Banerjee, former lawyer-turned-politician, final week clarified that he didn’t intend to hurt anybody along with his actions within the Parliament complicated.

Dur to a monitor file of creating derogatory remarks earlier in opposition to former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Dhankhar throughout his tenure because the governor of West Bengal, Banerjee has additionally earned the moniker “loose cannon” from political opponents.

A loyal supporter of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, Kalyan Banerjee turned a Member of the Legislative Meeting within the state in 2001. Serving as a three-time MP from the Serampore Lok Sabha seat, he first gained notoriety in 2009 for criticising then Buddhadeb Bhattacharya’s time spent on the metropolis’s cultural hub, Nandan.

Again in 2012, when the TMC withdrew of assist from the Congress-led UPA authorities, Banerjee engaged in a verbal spat with the then-Union minister Anand Sharma over the problem of permitting overseas direct funding (FDI).

On the time of demonetisation, Banerjee, throughout protests in opposition to exterior the Reserve Financial institution of India (RBI) workplace in Kolkata, made controversial remarks in opposition to PM Modi, resulting in widespread condemnation.

Simply months away from 2021 West Bengal Meeting elections, Banerjee stirred controversy by invoking Goddess Sita and Lord Ram whereas criticising the BJP over the Hathras incident in Uttar Pradesh. The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the BJP vehemently criticised Banerjee, demanding his instant arrest for allegedly hurting spiritual sentiments.

When Dhankar was Governor of West Bengal, the state authorities ceaselessly clashed with him. On quite a few events, Banerjee, together with different occasion leaders, led protests in opposition to the Raj Bhavan. He even urged TMC employees to file police complaints in opposition to Dhankhar, suggesting that authorized motion be initiated as soon as he ceases to be the Governor of the state.

With inputs from businesses

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