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Mamata didi a 'speedbreaker' to West Bengal's development: Modi in Siliguri

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Terming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee a speed-breaker in the way of rapid development in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday said she was not interested in eliminating poverty as her brand of politics would then come to an end. "I regret the speed with which we worked in other states, we could not achieve in Bengal," Modi said while addressing a rally in support of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. "In West Bengal, there is a speed-breaker in the way of your development. People here know this speed-breaker as Didi (as Banerjee is affectionately called)," he said.

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