Kolkata: Billboards with images of Nobelist Amartya fractional monetary unit containing his remarks soundtrack the ‘Jai Sri Ram’ shibboleth as alien to Bengali culture and being employed to beat up folks have appeared on key city street intersections.
“I haven’t detected the ‘Jai Shri Ram’ shibboleth before. it’s being employed to thrash sections of individuals. I feel this shibboleth is alien to Bengal’s culture,” reads the hoarding, quoting Sen’s comments created throughout associate interaction at the Jadavpur University on Gregorian calendar month five.
The billboards additionally quote Sen’s remarks that he had asked his four-year-old offspring concerning her favorite god.
“She took a short while and said: “Maa Durga, So, the stature that Maa Durga enjoys here can not be compared to Ram Navami”.
On the billboards there’s a claim that these are place up by voters of the town, however it says nothing concerning the identity of these voters.
The billboards area unit painted in blue and white – the favorite colors of Trinamool big enchilada and state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The Trinamool has denied its involvement in swing up the bill boards, however welcome the comments.
State Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim claimed the civil society and voters of geographic region have displayed the billboards and praised the endeavour.
“Amartya fractional monetary unit is pride of geographic region and pride of Asian country. The BJP leadership doesn’t believe it however we tend to aren’t even involved concerning it,” Hakim told journalists.
Hakim claimed that the ‘Jai Shri Ram’ shibboleth was being employed in a very factious manner to insult the folks within the state.
The shibboleth has occupied the centrestage of politics in geographic region in recent times, with the BJP activists raising it before the Chief Minister, triggering associate angry reaction from her on many occasions.
To counter the BJP, the Trinamool has been raising the slogans ‘Jai Bangla’ and ‘Jai Hind’ across the state.(FA9NEWS)