WATCH: Mamata Breaks Into Santhali Dance ‘Dong’ as She ‘Welcomes All Religions to Bengal’December 24, 2020
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee broke right into a dance throughout the opening of Bangla Sangeet Mela 2020 in Kolkata.
At the identical occasion, Banerjee hinted that she ‘will not let Bengal be the place of divisive politics’ by stating that it could by no means be was Gujarat.
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A day after Mamata Banerjee’s attendance on the Bangla Sangeet Mela, a video of the Bengal chief minister shaking a leg with Basanti Hembram (a recipient of the state authorities’s Sangeet Samman) has gone viral.
According to a report in The Telegraph, the CM broke right into a jig – a standard Santhali welcome dance referred to as Dong — with Hembram and several other different artistes on the inauguration of the Bangla Sangeet Mela and the Biswa Bangla Sanskriti Utsav, 2020. Hembram was handed the Sangeet Samman on the occasion.
At the identical occasion, Banerjee hinted that she “won’t let Bengal be the place of divisive politics” by stating that it could by no means be was Gujarat.
“Bengal thrives on excellence and merit. We cannot allow to turn it into Gujarat”, the TMC supremo, who’s a vocal critic of BJP, stated. “The soil of Bengal is the source of life. We have to protect this soil. We have to take pride in this. There is no one who can come from outside and say this place will be turned into Gujarat,” the TMC supremo stated iterating her ‘outsider’ cost towards the saffron celebration.
“Our message is that we are for all… Humanity is for all whether he is a Sikh, Jain, Muslim or a Christian. We don’t allow any division among them”, she stated. Referring to the brand new pressure of COVID-19, she stated it is vitally robust and each one may have to be very cautious and take excessive care of their well being.