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Why the subaltern chose, not Hindutva, but Trinamool in Bengal

Indian Express 13 May 2021
Such programmes seem to have won her the thumping support of women from poor and “lower class” backgrounds. 52 per cent of poor women and 55 per cent of lower class women appear to have voted for the TMC, outstripping support for the BJP by almost 20 percentage points. Rich women, by contrast, favoured the BJP.
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TECHNICAL COORDINATOR- ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS, W-GDP WOMEN THRIVE IN BANGLADESH PROJECT

Reliefweb 06 May 2021
CARE put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities ... The project will aim to economically empower women by creating decent work and ensuring a life of dignity ... Represent W-GDP Women Thrive in Bangladesh project in national and local networks.
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West Bengal: Mamata takes TMC to historic victory, but loses her own seat

Indian Express 03 May 2021
Bangla-i pare (This is the victory of Bengal ... Our ‘Khela Hobe’ (Game On!) and ‘Joy Bangla’ slogans have borne fruit ... The Trinamool Congress also appears to have got a large chunk of women’s votes, thanks to its election slogan ‘Bangla Nijer Meyekei Chaaye’ (Bengal wants its own daughter).
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Bengal poll trends: TMC, BJP neck-and-neck

The Telegraph India 02 May 2021
... families, give financial assistance to farmers and in the next five years “uplift an additional 35 lakh people from extreme poverty.” The BJP promised development for a ‘sonar Bangla’, 33% reservation for women in government jobs and implementation of CAA.
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Bengal Polls 2021: Is the Prime Minister an “aggravator of the culture of eve-teasing”?

The Telegraph India 12 Apr 2021
Modi has mentioned the words in “almost all the public meetings and /or the public places with an intent… to cause teasing and mockery to common women in society,” according to the letter submitted by members of the Bangla Citizens Forum ... He should behave properly, respect women and respect the Constitution.
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Bengal Elections 2021: Howrah Uttar’s People Say Jobs Not Religion

Yahoo Daily News 08 Apr 2021
Also Read ... Meanwhile, Lakshmi Sharma, another housewife is very pleased with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the Trinamool government as her three daughters have received the benefits of the Kanyashree, Rupashree and other schemes aimed at empowering women in the state ... Ki Bolche Bangla. From Pads to Paani, What Women of Purulia Want. ... .
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Don’t split minority votes: CM Mamata Banerjee

The Times of India 04 Apr 2021
TARAKESHWAR. Bengal CM on Saturday appealed to the minority community not to let its votes be divided, and to Hindus not to vote on “Hindu-Muslim lines and fall in the trap set by the BJPwhich wants to divide Bengal”. “I appeal to my minority brothers and sisters with folded hands ... They are anti-women ... Why? They will resist renaming Bengal as Bangla ... .
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Don’t split minority votes, don’t vote on Hindu-Muslim lines: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

The Times of India 04 Apr 2021
TARAKESHWAR. Bengal CM on Saturday appealed to the minority community not to let its votes be divided, and to Hindus not to vote on “Hindu-Muslim lines and fall in the trap set by the BJP... which wants to divide Bengal” ... That shaitan who is fighting with the BJP’s money... They are anti-women ... Why? They will resist renaming Bengal as Bangla ... Download ... .
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Don’t let minority votes be split: Mamata Banerjee

The Times of India 03 Apr 2021
TARAKESHWAR/ RAIDIGHI. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee appealed on Saturday to the minority community not to let its votes be divided and to Hindus not to vote on “Hindu-Muslim lines and fall into the trap set by the BJP... which wants to divide Bengal” ... do not listen to him ... They are anti-women ... Why? They will resist renaming Bengal as Bangla ... Download ... .
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West Bengal polls: Second phase campaigning ends, all eyes on Mamata vs Suvendu in Nandigram

The Times of India 30 Mar 2021
The easiest way to bring 'poribartan' (change) is to make sure Mamata Didi loses from here," he told the crowd and later tweeted in Bangla. The Union minister also brought up the issue of women's safety in the state ... If a woman can be raped at a time when she is present in the area, how can women be safe and secure?" he said.
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BJP to win 26 seats in Bengal, 37 in Assam in first phase: Shah

The Siasat Daily 28 Mar 2021
New Delhi ... Addressing a press conference at his residence here, he said ... “People in West Bengal are unhappy with the (Mamata Banerjee) government ... The BJP has under the leadership of Prime Minister is committed to ‘Sonar Bangla’,” he said. Shah also claimed that women voted in favour of his party ... Source. IANS ... .
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To Win Bengal Polls, BJP Pulls Out All Stops to Woo Women Voters Away from Mamata

Yahoo Daily News 23 Mar 2021
Now, in its bid to dethrone ‘Bengal ki Beti’ (Bengal’s Daughter), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has predictably focused its attention on this vote base in its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections, maintaining that women will be the flagbearers of ‘Ashol Poriborton’ (Real Change) in ‘Sonar Bangla’ (Golden Bengal).
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From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1971: Fifty Years Ago: Mujib seeks clarifications

Dawn 22 Mar 2021
that there must not be any relaxation in the movement until the demands of 75 million people of Bangla Desh were fulfilled ... He told the slogan-shouting men, women and children that the entire people had now risen as one man.
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In BJP's 'Sankalp Patra' for West Bengal Polls, Sops for Women, Youths and Farmers

Yahoo Daily News 21 Mar 2021
Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah while releasing BJP’s ‘Sankalp Patra’ (election manifesto) for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls on Sunday promised 33 per cent quota for women in government jobs, various task forces against corruption and Rs 11,000 crore ‘Sonar Bangla’ fund.
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Special focus on women’s safety, education in BJP manifesto for West Bengal polls

Hindustan Times 21 Mar 2021
The party’s ‘Sankalp Patra’ lays special emphasis on the welfare of the women in the eastern state ... Shah also said that travel will be made free of cost for all women in public transport across the state. The manifesto prepared on the lines of achieving of ‘Sonar Bangla’, promises ...
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