The poor tribal household that hosted Union residence minister Amit Shah for lunch on November 5 at their residence at Chaturdihi village in Bengal’s Bankura district has been receiving extra company and surprising affords of assist since Saturday.
Leaders from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) in addition to officers from the district administration have referred to as on Bibhishan Hansda at the very least thrice in 48 hours with the provide to get one of the best therapy for his teenage daughter Rachana who’s affected by diabetes.
The rationale: Hansda had briefly talked to Shah about her.
TMC leaders have additionally began claiming that Hansda, a marginal farmer, had all the time been a celebration supporter however the tribal man has claimed to be an apolitical individual with no reference to both of the events.
“Had superb Bengali meals at Shri Vivishan Hansda ji’s residence in Chaturdihi village. No phrases can specific their heat and hospitality,” Shah had tweeted on Thursday after leaving the village.
TMC leaders made a counter transfer quickly after this.
“Actuality behind @AmitShah Ji’s token meals – he used ST Group & the involved household as political instrument & didn’t even trouble to talk to them for a second. Mr House Minister, did you come right here just for a photo-op? #BengalAsksAmitShah,” tweeted Abhishek Banerjee, TMC Lok Sabha MP and nephew of chief minister Mamata Banerjee.
The TMC youth chief additionally connected the screenshot of a information merchandise printed by a Bengali day by day which mentioned that Hansda needed to speak to Shah however didn’t get a chance though they sat beside one another throughout the lunch.
Hansda mentioned he did speak to Shah about his daughter however the minister couldn’t perceive Bengali. “He spoke in Hindi. Since neither of us may comply with one another’s language folks current on the spot defined to the Union residence minister what I used to be saying,” he mentioned.
On Saturday, Sonai Mukherjee, a TMC chief and member of the Bankura zilla parishad (district council) visited Hansda’s residence with items. “It was an informal go to. We needed to understand how the household was doing. The items had been a part of the customary Durga Puja greetings,” she mentioned.
On Sunday morning, BJP’s Bankura Lok Sabha MP Subhas Sarkar, who can be a physician, referred to as on Hansda and had a protracted dialog along with his daughter. The MP checked her medical data and advised the household that his social gathering will guarantee one of the best therapy for Rachana.
Sarkar wrote in a tweet in Bengla that he went to Hansda’s residence beneath directions from Shah who needs the social gathering to take cost of Rachana’s therapy and take her to AIIMS if required. The MP additionally posted pictures of his go to.
Shortly after Sarkar left, the area people block improvement officer, Biplab Kumar Roy, visited the household with the identical provide. “The category 12 scholar has been beneath therapy for a very long time. The federal government needs to make sure that it continues unhindered because the household is poor,” Roy advised the native media.
Through the day, lawmaker and minister from the district, Swapan Santra, claimed that Hansda had all the time been a supporter of the TMC and the social gathering had organized for the therapy up to now.
“I’m not a part of any group. If anybody takes pity and affords to assist I’ll settle for it however it shouldn’t be a part of politics,” mentioned Hansda.
Considerably, when Shah was having lunch at Hansda’s residence on Thursday the TMC authorities made a shock transfer at Naxalbari in Darjeeling district. Gita Mahali, the poor tribal girl who performed host to Shah and cooked lunch for him throughout an identical go to in April 2017, was appointed as particular residence guard at Naxalbari police station. She was given her appointment letter. “The BJP did nothing for the household in these three years so the federal government got here ahead,” mentioned Ranjan Sarkar, the TMC district president.
On Wednesday, Banerjee additionally introduced that the federal government will type separate organizations to take care of the welfare of various backward caste communities.
BJP state basic secretary Sayantan Basu mentioned, “If one go to by our Union residence minister could make a lot distinction to the lives of poor folks we are going to all go to their houses. In any case, welfare of the folks is what the BJP needs.”