Ousting the Bharatiya Janata Party from power at the Union in 2024 will be her “last fight,” asserted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday.
“The BJP has to be defeated in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. The fight for Delhi to oust the saffron party from power at the Centre will be my last. I promise to oust the BJP from power,” the 67-year-old Trinamool boss said while addressing a rally.
Banerjee went on to say: “The BJP has to be defeated at any cost. Saving West Bengal is our first fight. I promise we will remove the BJP from power at the Centre in 2024. If you try to intimidate us, we will respond.”
Mamata Banerjee, while referring to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi losing elections in 1989 despite winning more than 400 seats in 1984, said, “Everybody has to taste defeat. Indira Gandhi was a strong political leader, but she had also tasted defeat. The BJP has around 300 MPs, but Bihar is gone, and more will follow. Ahead of elections, they will sit with zero leaders.”