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Mamata 'speed breaker' in Bengal's development, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, terming her "speed breaker" in the state development. Addressing a rally in Siliguri, the prime minister accused Banerjee of putting a break on the development of 70 lakh West Bengal's farmers by not implementing Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana - a scheme that provides Rs 6,000 annually to small peasants.

Updated : 03 April 2019, 09:58 PM