KOLKATA: Stressing that there was a necessity to revive West Bengal’s “misplaced glory”, Union House Minister Amit Shah on Friday stated the current “appeasement politics” within the state has harm its age-old custom of upholding the nation’s non secular consciousness.
Sustaining that Bengal is the land of luminaries comparable to Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda, Shah stated the state as soon as was once the centre of non secular awakening in the whole nation.
“Nevertheless, the politics of ‘tustikaran’ (appeasement) has harm this wonderful custom of Bengal.
I hereby name upon the individuals of Bengal to get up and carry out their duties to carry again the glory of the state.
” The highest BJP chief, who visited Dakshineswar temple on the second day of his two-day go to to the state, was taken to the sanctum sanctorum of the centuries-old shrine, the place he provided puja to the goddess.
“I prayed for the nicely being of the whole state, the nation and its individuals.
We prayed that the nation retains its place of glory on the planet beneath the management of (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi.
” Shah was greeted on the temple by members of state BJP Mohila Morcha, together with its president Agnimitra Paul, who blew conch shells and put a ’tilak’ on his brow.
Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “Blessed to have provided prayers at Maa Dakshineswar Kali Temple in Kolkata.”
“Could she proceed to bathe blessings on India. I might be leaving from right here with renewed power and consciousness,” he stated.
The Union minister, after providing prayers, headed to eminent vocalist Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty’s music school-cum- residence ‘Shrutinandan’, the place he met his college students and members of the family.
Scotching hypothesis that he may be a part of the saffron camp, Chakraborty stated that he was comfortable to have hosted Shah at his residence however harboured no such intention.