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TMC-BJP violence in Kolkata: Why is Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar so important to Mamata? It's Bengal identity politics at play

Firstpost Wednesday, 15 May 2019 ()
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, like Subhash Chandra Bose and Rabindra Nath Tagore, is a tall figure in the history of Bengal and is the symbol of Bengali pride and Mamata and her party members did not waste any time to push the nativity line after the attacks were reported on Tuesday.
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News video: PM Modi vows new Vidyasagar’s statue at the same spot in Kolkata

PM Modi vows new Vidyasagar’s statue at the same spot in Kolkata 02:19

PM Modi addressed a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau over the violence in Bengal. He alleged that ‘Trinamool goons’ destroyed the statue of educationist Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar.

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