Amit Shah’s comment on Gandhi unethical, should apologise: Mamata Banerjee

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A day after BJP president Amit Shah's comment on Mahatma Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday strongly criticised and demanded that he withdraw it and apologise to the country.

Taking strong exception to his comments, the CM said that the act is deliberate, unfortunate, uncalled for and unethical. No one should think that he can say anything only because he is in power", she said.

Taking to Twitter, Banerjee said, "When we, in public life, speak about icons of our nation and the world, we must always show utmost respect and sensitivity with language". Amit Shah on Friday had referred to Mahatma Gandhi as a "bahut chatur baniya" (a very clever Baniya - the trading caste) while addressing a gathering in Raipur.

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