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TMC is ‘pseudo-Naxalite’: Prahlad Patel

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India]: As CBI made the first two arrests in the West Bengal post-poll violence case and filed 10 more FIRs, Union Minister and BJP leader Prahlad Singh Patel on Sunday hit out at the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) calling it “pseudo-Naxalite.”Speaking to ANI, Patel said, “TMC is acting like pseudo-Naxalites. If there is an election or not, the situation after the election is destroying the values of life, and also destroying democratic values. We used to believe that the Left Wing Extremism is the cruelest, but the methodology of Trinamool Congress has left it behind. That’s why I call such people pseudo-Naxalites. No one can get a free hand to loot. I think what is happening in Bengal is illegal and is undemocratic. Action should be taken against such people.” “I will thank the court for this, the CBI has started…

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Culture Minister refutes reports of Netaji’s missing artefact; says ‘given to Victoria Memorial’

Union Culture Minister Prahlad Patel on Sunday said Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s cap has been given to Victoria Memorial in Kolkata for an exhibition, refuting the freedom fighter’s grandnephew’s claims stating the artefact has been “transferred to another place it was not meant to be at”. Taking to Twitter, Chandra Kumar Bose had said the cap was handed over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of a museum dedicated to Netaji at Red Fort in Delhi. Tagging the prime minister and the Union culture minister in a tweet, he said, “Bose family had handed over Netaji’s historic cap to Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi ji to be kept at Red Fort Museum and not to be shifted around. Request Narendra Modiji to instruct placing cap in its original place.” A few hours later, Patel in a tweet said, “Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s cap…