Chief Minister MamataBanerjee asMaa Durga at her pandal by an organizer ofDurga Puja inBengalControversy has arisen over the decision to install the statue. Expressing displeasure over this, the opposition BJP has termed the move as "disgusting" and hurting the sentiments of the Hindus of the state. Renowned sculptor Mintu Pal creates a fiber glass sculpture in his Kumartoli studio, in which 'Maa Durga' is dressed in a white tanta sari, the favorite of Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, along with her iconic flip-flop slippers. Pal said on Friday that I saw the pictures and videos of the Chief Minister. Making the face of the idol of Maa Durga, keeping in mind the way Mamata Banerjee walks, talks and talks to people. On that basis, the idol has been given form. He told that instead of weapons in 10 hands of Maa Durga, Kanyashree, health partner, Rupashree, State government projects like Sabujsathi and Laxmi Bhandar will be showcased. In fact, the organizers want to inform people about the many development projects started by the Mamata government, which have been appreciated globally.
BJP expressed displeasure
However, the BJP has expressed displeasure over this. The party's IT cell chief Amit Malviya tweeted that it is disgusting to portray Mamata Banerjee as a goddess after theviolencein Bengal, as her hands are stained with the blood of innocent Bengalis. This is an insult to Goddess Durga. Mamata Banerjee should stop this. She is hurting the sentiments of the Hindus of Bengal. BJP MLA from Nandigram and Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari said that when someone tries to equate you with God just to please you and your silence indicates consent, it means that your ego has reached such a level. , where conscience cannot decide its accountability.
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