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CM Mamata Banerjee dances, slams BJP afterwards; says will never allow West Bengal to be turned into Gujarat

Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, during the inauguration of State government’s music festival – Sangeet Samman on Wednesday evening, was seen dancing on stage along with celebrated Santhal dancer Basanti Hembram. 

Later, Mamata took a dig at BJP government saying that she would never allow the saffron party to turn West Bengal into Gujarat.

Nobody can come close to matching Bengal and would never be able to; no matter how much they try and malign Bengal. I honestly believe that there will be a day again soon when the whole world will salute Bengal. We will never allow Bengal to be turned into Gujarat, she said. 

The music festival was organised at Uttirna auditorium in Alipore, Calcutta. CM Mamata Banerjee also honoured several folk artistes including musicians, singers and dancers, during the event. 

From this dais, we tried giving the message to every section of the society that we are for all. Music never divides people, it only unites, Mamata said in her address. 

?Be it Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists or Jains; our surnames might be different, our appearances might differ, our complexions might look different; just like the countless musical instruments, but we are all part of one big family, across the world, the family of humanity, she added. 

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Hardik Patel quits Congress, says no youngster is willing to work, vote; accuses leaders of ‘enjoying in abroad’

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Radhika Dhawad | Vadodara
Gujarat Working President Hardik Patel tendered his resignation from the Congress party today morning. Patel took to Twitter to announce his decision and shared an image of his resignation.
 
Patel said, “Big leaders of Congress in Gujarat are far away from issues of the state but are more focussed on ensuring that chicken sandwich for leaders who have come from Delhi is delivered on time!”
In the letter, he also said, “The party has constantly been working against the interests of the country and society.”

Hardik Patel’s letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi

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BJP on course to retain power for 2nd straight term with CM Yogi Adityanath as CM again

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Radhika Dhawad | Lucknow

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Early numbers reveal that the BJP has crossed the halfway mark with over 271 seats in Uttar Pradesh at 12:07 pm thus making its way to retain power for the second straight term in the state. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is all set to become the Chief Minister for the second time. 


While the BJP was leading in 271 seats, Samajwadi Party (SP) managed to secure 121 seats so far. The BSP has managed to secure five seats while Congress so far has four seats.

(With total 403 seats in UP, 202 is the halfway mark)

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Indian student killed during shelling in Ukraines Kharkiv

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An Indian student was killed during shelling in Ukraines Kharkiv on Tuesday morning, Ministry of External Affairs informed in the afternoon. The Ministry tweeted: ?With profound sorrow we confirm that an Indian student lost his life in shelling in Kharkiv this morning. The Ministry is in touch with his family. We convey our deepest condolences to the family.

In Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, videos showed extensive damage from the Russian military assault. One video showed the city’s largest government building blown up.

While the student is yet to be named by the MEA, sources in the Karnataka state government told The Quint that he had been identified as Naveen Shekhrappa, from Haveri district, Karnataka. The 21-year-old was a student of medicine at Kharkiv National Medical University.

The News Minute reported that Shekhrappa was standing in a queue at a supermarket in Kharkiv to buy food when Russian shelling began.



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